News

Health & Life Sciences

"The Front Door to the STAR Campus"

May 31, 2013--A letter from Delaware Technology Park President Mike Bowman appearing in Pulse magazine. "I'm now President of the Delaware Technology Park, but I spent the early part of my career working in the field of advanced composites, and my colleagues and I came to understand the power of partnerships in advancing and commercializing composites technology—we saw that teams of designers, material suppliers, part manufacturers, and end users were critical to success in the rapidly changing world of advanced materials." Read More (.PDF)

Energy & Environment

V2G revenue

2:43 p.m., May 2, 2013--Electric vehicles at UD earn revenue from power grid. Daring to be first, the University of Delaware, through its project with NRG Energy Inc., has proven for the first time that all-electric vehicles can give and take power from an electric power grid and get paid for the service.

Located on UD’s STAR Campus, the 15 vehicles officially connected with the grid in February. Since then, they have operated as a mini power plant, giving and taking electricity on demand. Read More

National Defense

Congressional delegation, University of Delaware announce $416,000 federal grant for Cybersecurity Education Initiative

NEWARK, Del. – U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons, and U.S. Rep. John Carney joined the University of Delaware to announce a federal grant from the National Science Foundation in the amount of $416,102 to help create a Regional Cybersecurity Education Initiative. Read more.

Shaping cyber security education

12:51 p.m., Sept. 28, 2012--Ensuring the security of the world's and our own nation's computers and networks is a key national challenge. The University of Delaware today announced that it will mount a targeted cyber security initiative to train future cyber sleuths to address this emerging need by developing cyber security-related course offerings and establishing a pipeline of graduates skilled in the theories and practices required to address these challenges. Read More

Infrastructure

TIGER Grant Award Announcement

4:13 p.m., June 22, 2012--The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded a $10 million TIGER IV grant to the Newark Regional Transportation Center Station Improvement Project, to be located on the University of Delaware's Science, Technology and Advanced Research (STAR) Campus. The award will improve the Newark Train Station into a multi-modal hub, while maintaining or even expanding the operations in the adjacent freight rail yard and will serve as a transit-oriented development catalyst for UD's STAR Campus. Read more