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GREEN ENERGY TECHNOLOGY

UD Prof. Yushan Yan leads a UD spinoff company called Versogen

RETHINKING PLASTICS

Designing, Adopting and Ensuring a “circular” Lifecycle for Plastics

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EPPS, LEE HONORED BY NATIONAL ACADEMY OF INVENTORS

EPPS, LEE HONORED BY NATIONAL ACADEMY OF INVENTORS

The National Academy of Inventors has elected two University of Delaware researchers to status as fellows — Kelvin Lee (left) and Thomas H. Epps, III. Lee is the Gore Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at UD and Institute Director for the National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals (NIIMBL). Epps is the Allan and Myra Ferguson Distinguished Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at UD with a joint appointment in Materials Science and Engineering.

SURFACE EXPLORATION

SURFACE EXPLORATION

After two years of exploratory research supported by the U.S. Department of Energy, Wagner and STF Technologies, the company he co-founded with UD alum Rich Dombrowski, have invented an instrument that will give researchers a new perspective on what is happening at the surface where various things meet — air and water, for example, or oil and water, or in that biological context where cellular building blocks known as lipids meet biopharmaceuticals or other materials.

RESEARCHERS WITH INFLUENCE

RESEARCHERS WITH INFLUENCE

Three professors from the University of Delaware — Wendy Smith, Rodrigo Vargas and Yushan Yan — have been recognized as Highly Cited Researchers for 2021 by Clarivate, a global analytics company.

INTERDISCIPLINARY PROBLEM SOLVING

Recognizing that real-world need, award-winning UD Professor Arthi Jayaraman has created a collaborative, cross-disciplinary traineeship that will provide selected doctoral students from the University of Delaware and Delaware State University with the technical and professional training they need to thrive in their careers after graduation.

ENGINEERING FUTURE VACCINES

‘Blue sky’ idea to boost vaccine efficacy earns Aditya Kunjapur the AIChE Langer Prize Most researchers hope they will be the one to discover the next big breakthrough advance for society, like finding a cure for cancer or climate change. But groundbreaking ideas...

UNTAPPED POTENTIAL

New hope for biodegrading plastics may lie in worm microbiome Fresh hope for new ways to biodegrade plastics may lie in an unusual place … the gut of the yellow mealworm, according to University of Delaware researchers Kevin Solomon and Mark Blenner. About an inch...

2022

Annual Winter Research Review

Wednesday | January 26, 2022 | Clayton Hall Conference Center

The 4th & 5th year Graduate Students will present their research at our Annual Research Review on Wednesday, January 26, 2022 at Clayton Hall Conference Center. The Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Research Review is for fellow students, faculty, and industry.

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