News & Highlights

News & Highlights

UD announces solar institute director

William Shafarman to lead Institute of Energy Conversion William N. Shafarman, a University of Delaware scientist with more than 30 years of experience developing solar energy technologies and research partnerships, has been appointed director of UD’s Institute of...

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A Prominent Pair in Polymers

Materials science and engineering professors recognized for research collaboration spanning more than 30 years John Rabolt, the Karl. W. and Renate Böer Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, and D. Bruce Chase, a research professor in the Department of...

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LASHANDA KORLEY

Distinguished Associate Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering LaShanda Korley joined UD this year as Distinguished Associate Professor of materials science and engineering and chemical and biomolecular engineering. She is the director of a...

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UD’s Jack Gillespie honored

Gillespie is director of UD’s world-renowned Center for Composite Materials The University of Delaware’s John W. (Jack) Gillespie Jr. has been named a Fellow of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE). Since 1984, just 334 of the society’s 22,500-plus members have...

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Delaware Bioscience CAT grants

12 collaborative grants funded in 2017 The Delaware Bioscience Center for Advanced Technology (Bioscience CAT) awarded twelve Applied Research Collaborations or Entrepreneurial Proof of Concept grants in 2017 Bioscience CAT is funded by the state of Delaware and is...

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Here from the Beginning

John Rabolt, the founding chair of the materials science department, tells us how he got things started John Rabolt was classified as a polymer chemist at IBM and had spent 20 years in Silicon Valley when he received a call from Stuart Cooper, dean of the University...

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