Research & Innovation

Associate Professor Charles Hohensee and students

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.

Scientists who selfie
  • India and rice

    Article by Adam Thomas | December 06, 2019

    UD study shows how India can improve nutrition, climate resilience and the environment by diversifying its crop production

  • Explaining research

    Article by Beth Miller | December 05, 2019

    UD’s ‘Words For Nerds’ program helps grad students bring complex research to the masses

  • NASA Parker Solar Probe

    Article by Beth Miller | December 04, 2019

    UD’s Bill Matthaeus offers early perspectives on data from mission to the sun

  • India and rice

    Article by Adam Thomas | December 06, 2019

    UD study shows how India can improve nutrition, climate resilience and the environment by diversifying its crop production

  • Biomedical research collaboration

    Article by Kelly Bothum | November 27, 2019

    At IDeAs Symposium, National Institutes of Health officials laud the power of partnerships

  • Kristi Kiick honored for inventions

    Article by College of Engineering communications staff and National Academy of Inventors | December 03, 2019

    UD engineering professor honored by National Academy of Inventors

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