Our industry partner contract options include access to equipment, contract testing, and training at our state-of-the art facilities.

Utilize the latest in microscopy, materials characterization, biopharmaceutical characterization, and nanofabrication.

Laboratories and classrooms immerse students in hands-on, problem-based learning and offer a fertile training ground for the next generation of researchers, entrepreneurs and inventors.

 Harker Laboratory







Harker Laboratory hosts classrooms, teaching labs, energy and environmental research labs and the latest in microscopy and nanofabrication technology.

Facilities Include:

Learn more about offerings on the Harker Laboratory Website.

Delaware Biotechnology Institute

Delaware Biotechnology Institute

DBI provides a network of state-of-the-art equipment for the UD community and the region. The 72,000 square-foot research facility is located in the Delaware Technology Park.

>> DBI Website

Star Campus

STAR Campus

The Science, Technology and Advanced Research (STAR) Campus is home to cutting-edge research in areas such as biomechanics and rehabilitative health.
>> STAR Campus Website

Design Studio

Design Studio

The Design Studio provides space for group projects, computer-aided design, prototyping, and design validation for mechanical engineering students and their collaborators.

iSuite facility

iSuite Facility at University of Delaware

THE iSUITE FACILITY houses a “live-fire” cyber range—a virtual environment for cyber-warfare training—as well as a collaboration hub and project-oriented makerspace for students in electrical and computer engineering.

News & Highlights

New Process Turns Wood Scraps Into Tape

A team of engineers at the University of Delaware has developed a novel process to make tape out of a major component of trees and plants called lignin—a substance paper manufacturers typically discard.
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Adapting Apps for High-powered Computing

A modern-day version of the 20th-century space race, companies and governments worldwide are scurrying to build an what’s called an exascale computer, which could do a billion billion calculations per second. UD computer scientists team with Oak Ridge National Lab to program apps for next-generation supercomputer.
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Smart Glass

Someday we won’t need curtains or blinds on our windows, and we will be able to block out light-or let it in-with just the press of a button. At least that’s what these two UD engineers hope.
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