Giving Smart Vehicles Their Sense of Direction

Giving Smart Vehicles Their Sense of Direction

Engineering professor develops algorithms for simultaneous localization and mapping Scientists around the world are racing to develop self-driving vehicles, but a few essential components have yet to be perfected. One is localization — the vehicle’s ability to...
A New Way to Make Valuable Chemicals

A New Way to Make Valuable Chemicals

Research creates process that advances the field of carbon utilization In an effort to develop sustainable solutions to humanity’s energy needs, many scientists are studying carbon capture and utilization — the practice of using excess carbon dioxide in the atmosphere...
$23.5 Million to Expand Delaware’s Biomedical Research Pipeline

$23.5 Million to Expand Delaware’s Biomedical Research Pipeline

UD-led program funded by NIH and State of Delaware for another five years A University of Delaware-led network of higher education and healthcare institutions will receive $23 million in federal and state funding over the next five years to further grow opportunities...
Bio-inspired Materials

Bio-inspired Materials

Korley group draws inspiration from natural marvels to make new materials A tiny bristle worm, wriggling around the ocean, can extend its jaw outside its mouth to ensnare its prey. The worm’s shape-shifting jaw, stiff at the base and flexible at the end, is made of...
Ammonia For Fuel Cells

Ammonia For Fuel Cells

Team of UD engineers pushes cost-effective fuel cell technology forward Fuel cells are pollution-free power sources that convert chemical energy to electricity with high efficiency and zero emissions. Fuel cell cars, trucks, and buses would allow people to travel long...