News & Highlights

News & Highlights

Engineering for Ability

At UD summer camps, kids use engineering to help other Wielding power drills, pipe cleaners and rulers, a group of aspiring engineers re-wires the engines of toy cars. They swap the foot pedals for push buttons, pad rough edges with foam and deck out the vehicles with...

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Reducing Radiation

Paper reports successful use of nanocomposites to absorb electromagnetic radiation The rapid development of modern electronic equipment and wireless devices has resulted in severe electromagnetic (EM) radiation pollution, which has implications in the health of...

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II-VI Foundation Award

Chaoying Ni, professor of materials science and engineering, has been awarded a grant from the II-VI Foundation to investigate “Thermal Transport in SiC and Diamond Based Composites.” The one-year $95,000 award will support experimental and computational work aimed at...

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NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Twelve UD students, alumni win prestigious research support A dozen University of Delaware students (undergraduate and graduate) and alumni have won National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships as the prestigious competition marks its 65th year. Fourteen...

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Talent Article

Epps team highlights work on tuning block polymers for nanostructured systems High-performance materials are enabling major advances in a wide range of applications from energy generation and digital information storage to disease screening and medical devices. Block...

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Materials Breakthrough

New approach to improving materials for interfacing neural tissue with electronic biomedical devices reported Modern electronic biomedical devices are enabling a wide range of sophisticated health interventions, from seizure detection and Parkinson’s disease therapy...

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