Jill Higginson has received a five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health that will build a link between two successful biomedical engineering programs at UD: clinical immersion and senior design.
Tsu-Wei Chou, Pierre S. du Pont Chair of Engineering at the University of Delaware, is part of an international team of researchers that is examining the feasibility of using additive manufacturing to produce 3D preforms.
In order to get a better grasp on the biodiversity of mammals in Sumatra, University of Delaware graduate student Sarah Weiskopf spent two weeks collecting leeches in Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park and conducting genetic analyses of their blood meals.
Ann Ardis, deputy dean of UD's College of Arts and Sciences and director of the Interdisciplinary Humanities Research Center, has been named interim vice provost for graduate and professional education, effective Sept. 1.
UD corporate governance expert Charles Elson was quoted in an article about the money spent by DuPont in a proxy fight with investor Nelson Peltz. "It is $15 million that would have gone to the bottom line," Elson said. "The shareholders pay for the dispute."