Article by Casey Impagliazzo | August 23, 2017
Students return to campus and move into residence halls Saturday, part of 1743 Welcome Days.
Article by Karen B. Roberts | August 23, 2017
Advanced technology and maneuverability enables scientific research aboard UD's R/V Sharp.
Article by Kate Bailey | August 23, 2017
Mohsen Badiey, who served as acting dean of the College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment, will return to the College of Engineering faculty.
Photo by Evan Krape August 31, 2016
Sen. Carper tours UD labs, meets with researchers
Campus was abuzz on Tuesday, Aug. 23, as U.S. Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.) returned to his alma mater to tour research labs and meet with faculty, students and industry partners in the University of Delaware’s College of Engineering and College of Health Sciences.
Ajay Prasad, director of UD’s Center for Fuel Cell Research (CFCR), and Suresh Advani, chair of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, welcomed the senator aboard one of the University’s fuel cell buses for a ride to the Science, Technology and Advanced Research (STAR) Campus. There, they toured the fuel cell bus maintenance garage and students explained their research, including novel self-healing membranes for fuel cells, intelligent power management strategies for connected vehicles, and renewable methods for the production of hydrogen from sunlight.
At the Human Performance Lab, Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology researchers Thomas Buckley and Tom Kaminski explained their concussion research and UD’s role in the landmark NCAA/Department of Defense CARE Grand Alliance study. The pair is helping to address a fundamental question — what is the natural history of a concussion.
The final stop on Carper’s tour was the Center for Composite Materials (CCM), where director Jack Gillespie and assistant directors Dirk Heider and Shridhar Yarlagadda presented highlights of composite research innovations, including automotive applications aimed at advancing fuel-efficient vehicle technologies, orthotics for Wounded Warriors, and novel low-cost carbon-fiber composite feedstock and manufacturing process targeted to revolutionize the use of composite materials world-wide as a cost-effective replacement for small metal parts.
Article by Andrea Boyle Tippett | August 22, 2017
The 10-story building is a partnership between UD and private firms.
Article by Cortney L. Ranck | August 21, 2017
UD Recreation has opened a new space in the Carpenter Sports Building (Lil Bob) dedicated to the UD Crossfit program for 2017-18.
Article by Kate Bailey | August 22, 2017
Dawn Thompson, vice president for student life, has announced her retirement.