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GOING SMALL YIELDS BIG RESULTS

An interdisciplinary team of researchers from University of Delaware and Brookhaven National Laboratory report new advances in converting biomass to potential biofuels. Pictured left to right are: Top row: Jiayi Fu, Jonathan Lym Middle row: Weiqing Zheng, Konstantinos Alexopoulos, Alexander V. Mironenko Bottom row: Dionisios G. Vlachos, J. Anibal Boscoboinik.

CRACKING THE CODE

With a $3.69 million grant from the National Science Foundation, University of Delaware researchers are working to unlock new routes to sustainably develop materials from lignin.

INNOVATION IN MOTION

Reebok’s PureMove Bra features proprietary Motion Sense Technology fabric able to respond to movement where and when wearers need it, thanks to UD’s shear thickening fluid (STF).

A KEY TECHNOLOGY FOR CARBON UTILIZATION

University of Delaware Professor Feng Jiao, left, graduate student Matthew Jouny, right, and postdoctoral fellow Gregory S. Hutchings (not pictured) are pushing the field of carbon monoxide electroreduction technology forward.

GREENHOUSE GAS FOR GOOD

UD Prof. Bingjun Xu (right) and doctoral student Casper Brady are researching ways to capture carbon dioxide directly from the air as part of process that could be used to synthesize valuable chemicals and fuels.

ADVANCING FUEL CELL RESEARCH

W7energy, a startup company with roots at the University of Delaware, just got a proverbial shot in its research arm.

NEW TWIST ON CRISPR TECHNOLOGY

CRISPR is an acronym (clustered, regularly interspaced palindromic repeats) that describes DNA sequences used in the immune system of certain bacterial cells.

Honors for Yushan Yan

Professor honored by Electrochemical Society, American Institute of Chemical Engineers.

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