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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

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

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

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...

EPPS NAMED ACS FELLOW

EPPS NAMED ACS FELLOW

UD Engineering Prof. Thomas Epps selected for American Chemical Society 2021 Class of Fellows

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