Research Stories

Senior Thesis Symposium
Approximately 60 senior thesis candidates will present talks or posters on their research at UD's Senior Thesis Symposium on Saturday, May 3.
Bacteria fighting fabric
The Gates Foundation has funded research on a novel wastewater treatment fabric being developed by a University of Delaware team led by Steven Dentel.
War relics
College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment geologists are examining historic War of 1812 earthen forts for clues about erosion.
Nano shake-up
A group of researchers led by Thomas H. Epps, III, and Millicent Sullivan in UD's Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering has shown that routine processing and storage conditions can have a significant influence on the size and shape of drug nanocarriers produced from self-assembled polymers.
Summer Scholars to present research
Approximately 120 of last summer's Science, Engineering, and Life Science Scholars will give poster presentations of their research on April 24 at Trabant University Center.
Support for offshore wind
New Delaware Sea Grant research shows that 77 percent of Atlantic City residents favor a proposed 5-turbine wind energy project off the coast.
Return of the native
Delaware Sea Grant researchers have found that an invasive species of Asian crabs is experiencing steep decline as numbers of native crabs are resurging.
Airborne wind energy
High-altitude wind turbines have the potential to generate large amounts of electricity, based on new meteorological research on wind speeds led by the College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment's Cristina Archer.
May 12: Membrane protein symposium
UD will host the one-day Delaware Membrane Protein Symposium on May 12 in Clayton Hall.
Military medicine
The Delaware Military Medicine Symposium on April 26 will honor those who have served in the military and contributed to the advances that have come to civilian life from the tragedy of war.
Engineering seminars
UD's Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering has announced its spring semester seminar series, which will open Feb. 28 and continue through May 2.
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How BentProp and undersea robots found long-lost WWII bombers

CNET, April 20, 2014

Mark Moline, director of the School of Marine Science and Policy in the College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment, is quoted discussing South Pacific research.

Did You Know: Shakespeare turns 450, still hip

The News Journal, April 9, 2014

Kristen Poole, professor of English, discusses Shakespeare.

How should colleges address conflicts between academics, athletics and money?

PBS NewsHour, Tuesday, April 8, 2014

UD President Patrick Harker discussed the importance of education in a segment on conflicts between academics, athletics and money in Division I.

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