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Our Next UDARF Luncheon

When: Tuesday, May 8, 2018, 11:30 a.m.
Speaker: Dr. Dennis Assanis, President, UD
Topic: TBA
Where: 119 Clayton Hall
Reservations: Must be made online on or before May 1. Click here to reserve.

About Dennis Assanis: 

In June, 2016, Dennis Assanis became the 28th president of the University of Delaware. Formerly, he was provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Stony Brook University following a distinguished career at the University of Michigan for 17 years.

Dr. Assanis is a distinguished educator with a wide range of academic leadership experience and a worldwide reputation as a scholar and expert in both fundamental and applied studies of internal combustion engines and energy systems. 

With an exceptional research record, he has been at the leading edge in the field of internal combustion engines, fuels and energy for more than 25 years. He was inducted as a member of the National Academy of Engineers in 2008 for his scientific contributions to improving fuel economy and reducing emissions of internal combustion engines, and for promoting automotive engineering education. He holds five patents and has directed more than $100 million in research grants and contracts.

He holds an honors bachelor of science degree with distinction in marine engineering from Newcastle University in England and four degrees from Massachusetts Institute of Technology: a master of science degree in naval architecture and marine engineering and a master of science in mechanical engineering, a master of science in management from the Sloan School of Management and a doctorate in power and propulsion.


Checks ($20 per luncheon attendee) payable to the University of Delaware are due at the door. No cash nor credit/debit cards, please! Without a reservation, seating is not guaranteed. The absolute deadline for luncheon registrations is Tuesday, May 1, 2018, which is also the final date for canceling a reservation without charge. Be sure to note any dietary restrictions (vegetarian, vegan, gluten free, etc.) in the Comments box on the form.


April 2018 UDARF Newsletter
March 2018 Minutes 
of the UDARF Executive Committee


Email UDARF at UDARF1743@gmail.com

UDARF Officers, 2016-2018:

Marion Palley, Dick Sacher, Ron Martin, Jack O'Neill, Robert Taggart

Marian Palley, Dick Sacher, Ron Martin, Jack O’Neill, Robert Taggart

President: Marian Palley
Vice President: Ron Martin
Secretary: Dick Sacher
Treasurer: Jim O’Neill
Past President: Robert Taggart