Better Bone Health

Better Bone Health

NIH grant to support continuing research on exercise and bone quality More than 50 million Americans have osteoporosis, which is responsible for two million broken bones and $19 billion in related costs every year. Exercise is one of the best defenses against low bone...
SAMPE Fellow

SAMPE Fellow

CCM director Jack Gillespie recognized by international professional society John W. (Jack) Gillespie Jr., director of the University of Delaware Center for Composite Materials (CCM), has been named a fellow of the Society for Advanced Materials and Process...
SmartBoot

SmartBoot

Engineering students add high-tech function to low-tech orthopedic boot If you’ve ever sprained an ankle or had a stress fracture in your foot or lower leg, you’ve probably worn an orthopedic walking boot. The Velcro-strapped black devices are designed to force rest...
For the Record, July 10, 2015

For the Record, July 10, 2015

University community reports honors, presentations, publications For the Record provides information about recent professional activities of University of Delaware faculty, staff, students and alumni. Recent honors, presentations and publications include the...
Up on the roof

Up on the roof

Study investigates use of solar on hybrid fuel cell shuttle buses Solar panels are popping up everywhere from rooftops and roads to highway signs and even cars. At the University of Delaware, a team of researchers has begun to investigate the use of solar power on the...
Design Expo

Design Expo

Event provides forum for undergraduates to demonstrate design skills More than 300 undergraduates participated in the fourth annual Design Expo at the University of Delaware on Monday, May 18. The event was held in the Design Studio, a “maker space” in Spencer...

‘Preforming’ magic

Research team explores a novel way to fabricate preforms for composites In the 1967 movie The Graduate, young Benjamin Braddock gets a now-famous one-word piece of advice about the future from a family friend: plastics. At about the same time, the University of...
A winning simulation

A winning simulation

UD student team takes first place at national medical devices competition An interdisciplinary team of students from the University of Delaware recently took first place at the 14th annual Design of Medical Devices Conference. Held at the University of Minnesota from...
Mechanical engineering gala

Mechanical engineering gala

Annual mechanical engineering event celebrates career success, student awards The University of Delaware’s Clayton Hall was the place to be April 10 for mechanical engineering upperclassmen, alumni, faculty, parents and industry friends as they networked at one of the...

Top educator

UD’s Advani named Society of Plastics Engineers’ Composites Educator of Year Engineering students of the University of Delaware’s Suresh Advani who wonder what happens when polymers are mixed with fibers to make a composite can read his textbook, model the...