Research & Innovation

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
  • Fighting poultry disease internationally

    Article by Dante LaPenta | July 18, 2019

    UD leads effort to fight avian influenza globally through emergency management training

  • Is anyone out there?

    Article by Karen B. Roberts | July 17, 2019

    UD researchers collaborate in skyward search for signs of intelligent life in outer space

  • To the moon and beyond

    Article by Beth Miller | July 15, 2019

    UD researchers point to future as the world marks Apollo 11’s 50th anniversary

  • Climate Academy

    Article by Adam Thomas | July 02, 2019

    Delaware Sea Grant welcomes teachers to UD’s Lewes Campus for the 2019 Climate Academy

  • Fast-forwarding through ads?

    Article by Sunny Rosen | July 10, 2019

    How DVR is changing the world of TV advertising

  • To the moon and beyond

    Article by Beth Miller | July 15, 2019

    UD researchers point to future as the world marks Apollo 11’s 50th anniversary

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