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Highly Cited Researchers

Highly Cited Researchers

Seven UD professors named to 2020 global list Seven University of Delaware professors have been named to the 2020 Highly Cited Researchers list from Clarivate, the global analytics company. The annual list identifies researchers who have demonstrated significant...
Going to Mars

Going to Mars

Mechanical engineering student helps NASA scientists design Martian helicopter First came Aelita: Queen of Mars, a silent film from 1924 about a Russian engineer who moves to the Red Planet and falls in love with its leader. In 2015’s The Martian, Matt Damon...
Connecting Mechanical Engineers

Connecting Mechanical Engineers

UD Engineering teams with Career Center to find professional development opportunities for undergraduates Under normal circumstances, it can be a challenge to find industry internships and connections for undergraduate freshmen and sophomore engineering students. This...
It’s Electric!

It’s Electric!

UD Prof. Koffi Pierre Yao earns $1 million grant to develop a better lithium ion battery Like many people, Koffi Pierre Yao cannot afford his dream vehicle, the all-electric Tesla Roadster, which runs about $200,000. But unlike many people, Yao has the power to do...
Taking Aim at Plastic Waste

Taking Aim at Plastic Waste

UD wins federal grant to establish Center for Plastics Innovation Every year millions of tons of plastic bottles, coffee cups, grocery bags and other waste enter our environment, from landfills to vast garbage patches in the ocean. These plastics can persist for...
Robotics on the Rise

Robotics on the Rise

Center for Autonomous and Robotic Systems to galvanize robotics research at UD The University of Delaware is becoming a leading destination for cutting-edge robotics and autonomy research, thanks in part to the new Center for Autonomous and Robotics Systems (CARS),...
In the Loop

In the Loop

Research on unusual ocean currents could save lives, benefit industries In a lab at the University of Delaware, researchers are unlocking mysteries about ocean currents that could have far-reaching impacts, from boosting economic benefits to even saving lives in the...
TuFF Material

TuFF Material

Strong, lightweight material invented at UD could be industry disruptor When airplanes and automobiles were newfangled inventions a century ago, they contained parts crafted from wood or metal. Today, aircraft and automobile manufacturers increasingly use components...
Newly Tenured and Promoted Faculty

Newly Tenured and Promoted Faculty

The College of Engineering is proud to announce that the following faculty have received promotions and/or tenure, effective September 1, 2020. Promotion from Associate Professor to Professor: LaShanda Korley, Materials Science and Engineering/Chemical and...
Gecko Stickiness

Gecko Stickiness

UD researcher explores connection between human cartilage and the famous lizard When people consider the humble gecko (assuming people consider the gecko at all), it’s likely car insurance that comes to mind. But these colorful little lizards do more for humans than...