TAKING AIM AT PLASTIC WASTE

TAKING AIM AT PLASTIC WASTE

UD wins federal grant to establish Center for Plastics Innovation Every year millions of tons of plastic bottles, coffee cups, grocery bags and other waste enter our environment, from landfills to vast garbage patches in the ocean. These plastics can persist for...
$18 MILLION FOR UD

$18 MILLION FOR UD

Federally-funded center to advance materials research Jul. 7, 2020–A new center at the University of Delaware will advance research to transform the way materials are made. The UD Center for Hybrid, Active, and Responsive Materials (UD CHARM) will drive...
EXPANDING HORIZONS FOR SHEAR-THICKENING FLUID

EXPANDING HORIZONS FOR SHEAR-THICKENING FLUID

UD technology feeds new athletic wear, flies outside International Space Station May 1, 2020–It expands, it contracts, it gets stronger, it lets up — it reacts to changing conditions in formidable and comfortable ways. And the adventures of shear-thickening...
ENGINEERING HONOR FOR LASHANDA KORLEY

ENGINEERING HONOR FOR LASHANDA KORLEY

Professor named Fellow of American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering Apr. 16, 2020–LaShanda Korley’s lab at the University of Delaware has an unofficial motto: The Korley Lab — where unicorns are real. The fanciful motto represents an undeniable...