Research & Innovation
Angelia Seyfferth

Turning discovery into meaningful impact

Revolutionary thinking—it’s part of our DNA at UD. Our first students in 1743 helped found this nation.

Today, we’re marshaling that daring spirit and our expertise in science, engineering, the social sciences, arts and humanities to address new challenges.

We’re innovating clean cars and clean fuels, giving mobility to youngsters with disabilities, conserving the precious artifacts of our collective global heritage, and creating life-changing inventions right at your fingertips—did you know our touchpad technology made your smartphone possible? Explore the exciting research we’re leading and the entrepreneurial ecosystem we’re building.

Modeling new materials
  • Modeling new materials

    Article by Julie Stewart | October 02, 2017

    UD engineer Arthi Jayaraman uncovers molecular mysteries

  • Stay more, pay more?

    Article by Sunny Rosen | October 10, 2017

    Research from UD professors finds consumer assumption that hotels provide discounts for longer stays is inaccurate

  • Safer, tougher spacesuits

    Article by Beth Miller | September 28, 2017

    NASA supports UD technology that protects spacesuits from punctures, projectiles