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...
Mirai Experience Tour

Mirai Experience Tour

Outreach tour for new Toyota fuel cell vehicle stops at UD Sales of Toyota’s new fuel cell vehicle, Mirai, will begin later this year in California, where the infrastructure for hydrogen fueling already exists. But on Tuesday, March 16, University of Delaware faculty,...
Designing for health

Designing for health

Interdisciplinary projects yield new engineering designs for better diagnostics, treatment Dr. Freeze Grips, Playskin Air, Smart Boot and Active Hoof sound like the stuff of science fiction, but they’re actually the work of interdisciplinary senior design teams at...
Winning simulation

Winning simulation

Healthcare Theatre device selected as first-place technology innovation winner The University of Delaware’s Healthcare Theatre Program went high tech earlier this year when a group of engineering students designed and fabricated SimuTrach, a device that provides...