Engineering a Better Heat Pump

Engineering a Better Heat Pump

Fuel-cell technology provides new approach to energy-efficient heating and refrigeration Fuel cell technology has attracted a lot of attention recently for its potential to revolutionize the transportation sector by decreasing our use of fossil fuels and reducing...
Stretching the Limits

Stretching the Limits

Team demonstrates potential of carbon nanotube fibers for stretchable supercapacitors In 102 Spencer Laboratory, University of Delaware composites expert Tsu-Wei Chou is writing a journal paper on a new approach to the fabrication of carbon nanotubes. One floor up and...
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...
Senior Design

Senior Design

Engineering students collaborate across disciplines to solve problems The University of Delaware’s Multidisciplinary Senior Design Final Review on Dec. 16 showcased almost 40 projects completed by teams of students in biomedical engineering, civil and environmental...
Capacitor breakthrough

Capacitor breakthrough

Nanotechnology offers new approach to increasing storage ability of dielectric capacitors For Back to the Future fans, this week marked a milestone that took three decades to reach. Oct. 21, 2015, was the day that Doc Brown and Marty McFly landed in the future in...
Makers in the making

Makers in the making

UD students share creativity and innovation at Maker Faire 2015 Maker Faire, pegged as “the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth,” draws tens of thousands of people who want to share their own creativity and take in the creations of others. Two teams of University of...
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...
ME seminars

ME seminars

Department of Mechanical Engineering announces fall seminar series The University of Delaware Department of Mechanical Engineering has announced its 2015 fall seminar series. The series will feature six presentations, all of which will begin at 12:15 p.m. Fridays in...
For the Record, Sept. 11, 2015

For the Record, Sept. 11, 2015

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