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  • Chronic Wounds
    Profs. Millie Sullivan and Kristi Kiick have won an NIH grant to develop new biomaterials for treatment of chronic wounds.
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  • National Honor
    Chemical engineering alumnus Rakesh Jain receives National Medal of Science.
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  • Distinguished Achievements
    Chemical engineering alumnus Arup Chakraborty elected to National Academy of Sciences.
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  • Assistive Medical Technologies
    Assistive Medical Technologies student club provides hands-on experience and community service.
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  • UDefend
    Chemical engineering seniors challenged to develop “vaccine” and “diagnostic test” for Zika virus.
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  • SMART Scholarship
    Doctoral candidate Sean Fudger receives SMART Scholarship from Department of Defense.
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  • Resilience Engineering
    Transportation engineer Nii Attoh-Okine publishes book on resilience engineering.
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  • Horn Summer Program
    Entrepreneurial engineering students invited to participate in pilot of Horn Summer Founders Program.
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  • Peace Corps Plans
    Chemical engineering major John McCarron will teach math in Ghana as a Peace Corps volunteer.
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  • Built for Science
    During the week of May 2, UD hosted a GPU hackathon to help developers tap into the power of Oak Ridge National Lab’s Titan supercomputer. 
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  • Cybersecurity Education
    UD named National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education.
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  • Energy Czar Rallies Researchers
    University’s National Lab Day puts focus on collaborative future.
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  • Big Data, Better Health Care
    UD computer scientists team with clinicians to improve care for patients with chronic kidney disease.
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  • Engineering Honor
    Antony Beris named a fellow of Society of Rheology.
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  • Faculty Promotions
    Board of Trustees approves promotions, including six COE faculty, at its spring meeting May 17.
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  • Hen Hatch
    Engineering students win big at Hen Hatch with Chroma, a DNA-based drug ID system that helps deter the theft of liquid narcotics in hospitals.
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  • Materials Science Honors
    Materials science doctoral candidate Yingkai Liang wins ACS Excellence in Graduate Polymer Research Award for his work on materials for controlled drug delivery.
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  • Chemical Engineer Honors
    Melissa Gordon, a Ph.D. student in chemical engineering, wins ACS Excellence in Graduate Polymer Research Award for her work on self-healing polymers.
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  • Award-Winning Students
    Environmental engineering major Sarah Hartman has been named a Truman Scholar, biomedical engineering major Bretta Fylstra has been named an NSF Graduate Research Fellow, biomedical engineering doctoral student Danielle Valencourthas won the Laird Fellowship, and chemical engineering major Jonathan Galarraga has received the Alexander J. Taylor Sr. Award.

  • Combating Cancer
    Emily Day and John Slater are conducting research on metastatic breast cancer with funding from the American Cancer Society.
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  • Composites Honor
    CCM director Jack Gillespie has received the Wayne Stinchcomb Award from ASTM.
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  • Faculty Honors
    Jenni Buckley (mechanical engineering) and Allen Jayne (civil and environmental engineering) have received Excellence in Teaching Awards, and William Killian (computer and information sciences) has received an Excellence in Graduate Student Teaching Award.
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  • DuPont Fellows Program
    Top technical experts from DuPont share advice with chemical engineering students.
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  • COBRE Symposium
    COBRE symposium focuses on proteins of interest to health and disease.
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  • TuFF Material
    CCM wins $14.9 million DARPA contract for low-cost carbon-fiber composite feedstock and manufacturing process. 
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  • Goldwater Scholar
    Chemical engineering major Victoria Muir wins premier undergraduate award. 
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  • Up in the Cloud
    Computer science alumna named IBM Fellow for container cloud research.  
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  • "Tiny" Teams
    New tool guides planning and control of robots working in uncertain environments.
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  • Heat Waves
    Research team reports new approach to simulating nanoscale heat transfer.  
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  • Vertically Integrated Projects
    Program unites undergraduate education, faculty research in team-based context.
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  • Droning On
    NSF grant supports design of attack-resilient micro aerial vehicles.
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  • National Biomechanics Day
    Research symposium features open house for high school students.
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  • College Night
    Civil engineering students get career advice from professionals.
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  • Art in Science
    An Art in Science exhibit will be held in the Harker Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Laboratory beginning on April 4 and culminating in a symposium on April 16.
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  • Buckley wins Trabant Award
    Perry Initiative co-founder Jenni Buckley, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, has won the 2016 E. Arthur Trabant Award for Women’s Equity.
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  • Engineering a Better Heat Pump
    A team led by Ajay Prasad in the Center for Fuel Cell Research is partnering with Delaware startup Xergy on an innovative refrigeration system based on electrochemical compression.
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  • ECE Research Day
    The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering held its annual Research Day on Wednesday, March 9, at the Trabant University Center.
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  • Laws of cyber-land
    Rajesh De shared insights into current legal, policy, and regulatory trends in the evolving cyber threat as part of an ongoing cybersecurity lecture series at UD.
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  • A Big Day for Tiny Tech
    On Tuesday, March 8, the University of Delaware officially opened its $30-million Nanofabrication Facility, which will enable the production of materials that can be used in a wide array of applications from medicine to environmental sciences to solar energy harvesting.
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  • Treeing it Up
    Thomas H. Epps, III is co-author of a paper in Macromolecules that documents the use of waste from the pulp and paper industry as a source for new polymers and plastics with “tunable” thermal and flow properties.
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  • Getting from Here to There
    A paper co-authored by Lena Mashayekhy reveals a more efficient approach to crunching big data for effective vehicle routing.
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  • Solar Workshop
    Leading experts in the field of solar energy convened at the University of Delaware on March 7 and 8 for a workshop addressing solar fuels generation using photovoltaic and electrolyzer technologies.
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  • Cybersecurity Grants
    The University of Delaware Cybersecurity Initiative has awarded six grants to support multidisciplinary research projects addressing a range of issues from bio-cybersecurity and drone navigation to the use of social robots for education.
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  • Women Engineering Change
    Six women from UD recently went to the Philippines to carry out an assessment for an Engineers Without Borders potable water and sanitation project. After the trip, one student said that EWB gives her education a deeper meaning: “I am not just learning for myself, but I am learning for the almost 1,200 people of Ubujan for whom my education will mean a better life.”
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  • Global Scholarship
    Senior biomedical engineering major Daniel Charytonowicz has been selected to receive a Gates Cambridge Scholarship, one of the top international scholarships in the world.
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  • Fetal Lung Development
    Jason Gleghorn has received a Basil O’Connor Starter Scholar Research Award from the March of Dimes for work that could guide the development of therapies for congenital diaphragmatic hernia.
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  • Model Perfect
    A paper in Nature Chemistry by Dion Vlachos and others describes a new framework that addresses the issue of errors in mathematical models by looking at the effects of correlated parameters.
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  • Inspiring Computer Scientists
    Lori Pollock has received the Association for Computing Machinery’s SIGSOFT Influential Educator Award for mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students, innovation in software engineering education, and educational research.
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  • NAE Honors
    Alumni Morton Collins, chemical engineering; Teh Ho, chemical engineering; and David Welch, electrical engineering, are among 80 new U.S. members of the National Academy of Engineering.
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  • PECASE Awardees
    Chemical engineering graduates William Tisdale and Michelle O’Malley are among an elite group of researchers to receive Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers.
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  • Fuel cell breakthrough
    A paper in Nature Communications by a team of University of Delaware researchers documents the use of nickel as a catalyst in an alkaline electrolyte, a breakthrough that promises to bring down the cost of hydrogen fuel cells.
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  • Interactive Robots
    A team of researchers at the University of Delaware has received a grant from the National Institutes of Health to explore the use of an interactive anthropomorphic robot in a new approach to pediatric rehabilitation.
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  • Engineering honors
    Chin-Pao Huang was recently honored with a special issue of the journal Separation and Purification Technology dedicated to his area of specialty.
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