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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New Award Supports BME Junior Faculty

Jason Gleghorn, assistant professor of biomedical engineering at the University of Delaware, is the first recipient of the new Dr. Bernard Canavan Biomedical Engineering Early Career Faculty Research Award.
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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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Construction Engineering Program Launch

The University of Delaware’s newest engineering major will prepare the next generation of construction professionals with a curriculum that includes engineering foundations and business essentials.
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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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Understanding Porous Materials

More than 30 states have shale formations that harbor natural gas underground, but industry experts can’t agree on exactly how much fuel is inside. A new method developed at UD could help quantify these untapped reservoirs.
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