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Engineering an Engineering Education

Engineering an Engineering Education

Project Lead The Way conference emphasizes the ‘E’ in STEM Pam Lottero-Perdue worked briefly as a process engineer after earning a degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Delaware in 1995, but she couldn’t silence the voice in her head that...
Now NAO

Now NAO

Interactive robot to promote rehabilitation for children with special needs NAO, a humanoid robot described by his creators as a “little character with a unique combination of hardware and software,” can read your moods, recognize your family members, and learn your...
Engineering Honors

Engineering Honors

American Society for Composites honors Advani for outstanding research One of Suresh Advani’s favorite quotes is “If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.” That philosophy worked well as he launched his academic career in the area of...
Slip sliding away

Slip sliding away

Research sheds light on friction, lubrication and wear in cartilage Osteoarthritis, which affects some 27 million people in the U.S. alone, occurs when the protective cartilage on the ends of bones wears down over time. The availability of artificial cartilage would...
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...
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