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The TuFF Age

November 29, 2022

UD researchers tackle new task in making complex materials more viable for building aircraft

UD Faculty Among World’s Most Influential Researchers

November 15, 2022

Two named highly cited researchers for 2022

Historic Department, Cutting-Edge Research

November 7, 2022

UD’s Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering hosted Gov. Carney to celebrate No. 2 ranking

The Quest for Miniaturization

November 1, 2022

UD mechanical engineer reports capacitor advance, which could help electronic device components

Innovation in Plastics Deconstruction

October 26, 2022

UD researchers advance processes to deconstruct plastics waste into value-added products

The New Energy Frontier

October 20, 2022

UD launches Center for Clean Hydrogen to accelerate sustainable energy technology development

Harnessing the Power of the World’s Fastest Computer

October 18, 2022

UD Prof. Sunita Chandrasekaran, students play key roles in exascale computing

Too Treasured to Toss

October 14, 2022

Test your knowledge of how single-use plastic jeopardizes our planet

Ph.D. Candidate Shines

October 13, 2022

Yagya Gupta gains valuable experience and opportunity at chemical separations events

Wind Energy Conference

October 5, 2022

UD hosts North American Wind Energy Academy’s international conference

Innovation for the Nation

September 23, 2022

‘UD Day in DC’ shows federal partners the powerful impact of research

UD Among Best in the Nation

September 12, 2022

U.S. News places chemical engineering second in the 2022-2023 Best Colleges rankings

Coast Day Returns

September 9, 2022

Science festival back in Lewes on Sunday, Oct. 2

Synergistic Active Sites Observed in a Solid Catalyst

September 7, 2022

A solid catalyst has been prepared in which pairs of active sites work synergistically — a breakthrough for ‘pair site’ catalysis

UD Research Magazine

September 1, 2022

The latest issue of the University of Delaware Research Magazine is now online!

Earthly Order

August 18, 2022

Prof. Saleem Ali to discuss how natural laws and human decisions intersect in 2022 Ocean Currents Lecture

Nanoscale Advances

August 2, 2022

UD’s Priyanka Ketkar lands National Institute of Standards and Technology postdoc position for polymer research


July 27, 2022

Researchers report new material that could enable ultra-low-power electronic devices

Surface Impact of Offshore Wind Turbines

July 12, 2022

UD study looks to see if offshore wind farms would impact surface weather

Ierapetritou, Ali Named Associate Directors

July 1, 2022

The Delaware Energy Institute (DEI) welcomes Marianthi Ierapetritou and Saleem Ali as Associate Directors for Research Initiatives

Artificial Photosynthesis

June 23, 2022

UD researchers and colleagues report progress on producing food without sunlight

‘Disruptive’ Tech

June 1, 2022

UD’s Kelvin Fu secures $2.5M ARPA-E grant to develop new composite additive manufacturing for vehicles

Distinguished Dissertations

May 31, 2022

UD recognizes six with prizes for exceptional scholarship

2022 Karl Böer Solar Awards

May 6, 2022

Vasilis Fthenakis and Anke Weidenkaff honored for research on solar energy

Improving Fuel Cells

May 4, 2022

UD engineers, international researchers find new catalyst to improve fuel cell materials

A Bright Star in Solar Energy Research

May 2, 2022

UD’s Institute of Energy Conversion marks 50 years of solar advances

Regionalism and the Renewable Energy Transition

April 29, 2022

New Englanders support more offshore wind power – just don’t send it to New York

Department of Energy Announces First of its Kind Collaboration

April 20, 2022

The U.S. Department of Energy and partners accelerate “vehicle-to-everything” technologies

Key Bottleneck

April 12, 2022

U.S. needs more marshaling ports to keep pace with exploding offshore wind demand, UD study finds

Offshore Wind Energy Menu

April 8, 2022

Report lays out offshore wind development options for Delaware

Winners of 2022 Böer Awards Announced

April 6, 2022

Fthenakis, Weidenkaff recognized for distinguished contributions to quest for sustainable energy

Roadmap for the Future

April 4, 2022

The late UD Prof. Babatunde Ogunnaike played a key role in a new report on the future of chemical engineering

Bioinspired Innovations

April 1, 2022

UD’s LaShanda Korley among six elected as 2022 American Chemical Society PMSE Fellows

Four Engineering Professors Honored

March 22, 2022

Professors Chen, Day, Pochan and Wang recognized for excellence in medical and biological engineering

Honoring Success, Supporting Future Achievement

March 17, 2022

Geography Professor Christina Archer awarded Unidel Howard Cosgrove Career Development Chair in Environment

Controlling Catalysts

March 16, 2022

UD researchers report new way to boost catalyst activity

Ph.D. Candidate Earns 2022 Kokes Award, CATL-ChemCatBio Award

March 14, 2022

Brandon Vance set to present at NAM27 and ACS Spring 2022 Conferences

DEI now on LinkedIn

March 11, 2022

Follow us as we work together to expand our knowledge, shape our future, and transform our world.

Sustainably Sourcing Coal Waste

March 9, 2022

Engineering’s Fu, Jiao to refine filament manufacturing for 3D printing

Engaging Communities in Offshore Wind Projects

February 22, 2022

PhD candidate starts federal fellowship at Bureau of Ocean Energy Management

Yushan Yan Elected to National Academy of Engineering

February 16, 2022

Yushan Yan, an expert in electrochemical systems and sustainability at the University of Delaware’s Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, recognized for his work by the National Academy of Engineering.

Engineering the Future of Manufacturing

February 7, 2022

COE’s Marianthi Ierapetritou leads $3 million National Science Foundation effort to explore renewable raw materials for chemical manufacturing.

New CReW Director Announced

February 7, 2022

Cristina Archer Appointed Director of UD’s Center for Research in Wind (CReW)

Short Circuit for Big Impact

February 3, 2022

UD researchers report hyper-efficient method for removing carbon dioxide from air

Dynamic Catalysis

January 26, 2022

Researchers demonstrate a method for making ammonia under milder conditions with less energy

Creating Value from Waste

January 19, 2022

UD researchers report low-pressure method to convert industrially processed biomass into plastics, chemicals

Wind Farm Weather Influence

December 9, 2020

UD study shows offshore wind farms have measurable but minimal impact

An Honored Inventor

December 8, 2020

National Academy of Inventors elects UD’s Terry Papoutsakis to 2020 Fellows class

Honor in Solar Energy

December 3, 2020

Electrical and computer engineering graduate student recognized for contributions to photovoltaics

Smarter Models, Smarter Choices

October 19, 2020

UD’s Vlachos and Lansford develop high-confidence approach for artificial intelligence-based models

Advancing Carbon Dioxide Catalysis

September 25, 2020

Engineering professor receives major Department of Energy grants

It’s Electric!

September 10, 2020

UD Prof. Koffi Pierre Yao earns $1 million grant to develop a better lithium ion battery

Offshore Wind in Delaware

August 29, 2020

UD study proposes new port to meet strong demand from offshore wind industry

Assembling Offshore Wind Turbines

August 4, 2020

UD team identifies two ideal sites for offshore wind ports in Delaware Bay

10 Years of Clean Power

July 21, 2020

Wind turbine on UD’s Lewes Campus powers research, student funding, education

Taking Aim at Plastic Waste

July 13, 2020

UD wins federal grant to establish Center for Plastics Innovation

JACS Paper Highlighted in Nature Catalysis

May 27, 2020

A collaboration of CCST faculty

Renewable Energy Advance

May 18, 2020

UD researchers report new method for characterizing materials that might eventually help store energy

Exploring the intersection of communities and technology

April 8, 2020

New research center brings together experts in sociotechnical systems

Going small yields big results

April 6, 2020

Atomic-scale catalysts may pave the way for converting biomass to fuels, chemicals

Cracking the code

February 12, 2020

UD researchers explore methods to turn biomass into sunscreens, shoe soles and more

Professor Epps receives EDGE grant

January 16, 2020

Bio-based materials company Lignolix awarded EDGE Grant from the Delaware Division of Small Business

A key technology for carbon utilization

December 26, 2019

UD researchers highlight potential of electrochemical carbon monoxide reduction

Greenhouse gas for good

December 20, 2019

Engineers reveal new way to capture carbon dioxide and use it cleanly and cost effectively

In Memoriam: T.W. Fraser Russell

December 19, 2019

Campus remembers celebrated chemical engineer

Offshore wind in Delaware

November 22, 2019

Hearing from the state’s leading expert

Very influential researchers

November 21, 2019

Six UD professors rank in the top 1% cited by peers

Advancing fuel cell research

November 15, 2019

UD startup W7energy awarded $3.4M in Department of Energy funding

Honors for Yushan Yan

November 12, 2019

Professor honored by Electrochemical Society, American Institute of Chemical Engineers

Catalysis in the spotlight

September 27, 2019

Research on electrochemical nitrogen reduction reaction lands journal cover

Ammonia for fuel cells

August 14, 2019

Team of UD engineers pushes cost-effective fuel cell technology forward

From greenhouse gas to fuel

July 31, 2019

Novel catalysis approach reduces carbon dioxide to methane

Removing carbon dioxide from an air stream

May 20, 2019

UD engineers develop a fuel cell system that helps environment

Showcasing energy research

May 20, 2019

UD-led catalysis center hosts 2019 spring symposium

Jump starting energy research

April 24, 2019

Delaware Energy Institute announces grants for multi-disciplinary research projects at UD

Powerhouse chemistry

April 8, 2019

UD researchers provide new method to boost clean energy research

The right polymers for the job

April 8, 2019

Technology makes fuel cells more powerful, more durable, less expensive

Offshore wind skills academy

April 3, 2019

UD hosts classes to educate those interested in the emerging global industry

Engineering for high-speed devices

March 26, 2019

New research explores graphene-silicon devices for photonics applications

Living with the wind

March 18, 2019

UD study finds people prefer wind turbines as neighbors over other energy plants

Unlocking the mystery of catalysts

February 25, 2019

Exploration of metal oxides has potential to drive catalysis research to new heights

Keeping things moving

February 1, 2019

UD researchers synthesize renewable oils for use in lubricants

Advancing environmental research

January 16, 2019

EPSCoR kickoff brings together statewide leaders to celebrate $23 million grant

Breaking barriers in solar energy

January 8, 2019

UD’s McCandless and collaborators find path to higher efficiency, lower cost

Greener hydrogen from water

January 3, 2019

UD innovator explores catalysts that pull their weight and serve the environment

Tourism and offshore wind turbines

January 2, 2019

UD professors survey beachgoers on potential implications for offshore wind farms

Materials of the future

December 21, 2018

At UD, materials science and engineering has a storied past and bright future

The Next Generation

December 6, 2018

DEI hosts nearly two-dozen students to discover more about energy, engineering, and science

Faster-charging, safer batteries

November 21, 2018

UD invention aims to improve battery performance

Catalyzing Excellence

November 5, 2018

Bingjun Xu recognized as an influential researcher

Hurricane precipitation

October 24, 2018

UD’s Cristina Archer looks at how wind farms can reduce hurricane rainfall.

Smarter, safer, more efficient vehicles

October 23, 2018

Malikopoulos Lab advances connected and automated vehicle technology

Empowering industry

October 19, 2018

New academy at UD to train offshore wind energy professionals

Let the light shine

October 12, 2018

Luminaries predict future of solar energy as 14th Böer Medal of Merit awarded

UD Engineering’s next era

October 11, 2018

Levi T. Thompson shares vision as new dean of College of Engineering

Quantum momentum

September 24, 2018

UD team gets $1 million from NSF to help research quantum technology

A big spark for energy research

September 6, 2018

U.S. Department of Energy announces $12.8 million for UD-led center

Could bacteria fuel the future?

August 31, 2018

With $1.5 million grant, UD engineers study microbes for biofuel production

Cleaner, greener U.S. manufacturing

August 21, 2018

UD to help boost energy efficiency and modular manufacturing with RAPID grants

Transforming carbon dioxide

August 20, 2018

UD researchers develop novel two-step CO2 conversion technology

Programming a transportation revolution

August 6, 2018

Student research spotlight on Vehicle to Grid technology

Fuels without fossils

August 6, 2018

Novel renewable energy technology being developed at the University of Delaware

A pipeline from research to industry

July 17, 2018

Delaware Energy Institute gives UD students firsthand look at gas industry

UD researcher appointed to national energy advisory committee

July 11, 2018

Basudeb Saha is associate director at the UD-led Catalysis Center for Energy Innovation

Balancing act

June 7, 2018

Chemical engineering student recognized for interests outside the classroom and laboratory

New process turns wood scraps into tape

June 5, 2018

UD engineers convert commonly discarded material into high-performance adhesive

UD announces solar institute director

May 7, 2018

William Shafarman to lead Institute of Energy Conversion

In Memoriam: Karl W. Böer

April 23, 2018

Böer remembered as global pioneer in development of solar energy technology

UD professor speaks at Senate committee hearing

April 16, 2018

Feng Jiao shares carbon utilization expertise with environment and public works committee

UD announces new Data Science Institute and founding director

April 3, 2018

Bioinformatics pioneer Cathy Wu to lead University-wide endeavor

Focusing energy research

December 1, 2017

UD scientists develop new theory to help improve catalysis research

Research aims to help renewable jet fuel take flight

October 30, 2017

UD energy team develops processes to ramp up bio-based aviation fuel

A sweeter way to make green products

September 7, 2017

Researchers invent novel process for extracting sugars from wood

Discovery could transform industries

April 24, 2017

Researchers invent process to make sustainable rubber, plastics

“Perfect” soap molecule

October 26, 2016

Discovery could have major impact on multibillion-dollar cleaning products industry