Computers and chemistry

Computers and chemistry

UD’s interdisciplinary graduate traineeship provides students with key communication and technical skills needed to address complex, real-world problems.
Srikanth Pilla Named Director of Center for Composite Materials

Srikanth Pilla Named Director of Center for Composite Materials

Srikanth Pilla, one of the world’s leading experts in advanced lightweighting and sustainable composites, has joined the University of Delaware as the Director of the Center for Composite Materials (CCM) as of August 1, 2023. Pilla comes to UD from Clemson University,...
Bioelectronic Innovations, Empowered by Chemistry

Bioelectronic Innovations, Empowered by Chemistry

UD Professor Laure Kayser received an NSF CAREER award to further her group’s materials science research Whether it’s a smartwatch that can detect irregular heartbeats or a continuous glucose monitor, electronics that can interface with biology have already started to...
The TuFF Age

The TuFF Age

UD researchers tackle new task in making complex material more viable for building aircraft TuFF — Tailored Universal Feedstock for Forming — is a strong, highly aligned, short-fiber composite material that can be made from many fiber and resin combinations. Created...
Fine-Tuning Touch Technology

Fine-Tuning Touch Technology

UD’s Charles Dhong gets $1.9 million to develop new tactile aids Bumps and lines make up touch-based technology such as Braille. But the human sense of touch is keen enough to detect differences that are much smaller. Research by Charles Dhong and his group at the...
Manipulating Molecules

Manipulating Molecules

Manipulating molecules is tricky business, but two University of Delaware professors have earned international recognition for “outstanding scientific and technical contributions” to their respective science and engineering fields by being named 2021 AVS Fellows. The...