They call it artificial intelligence — not because the intelligence is somehow fake. It’s real intelligence, but it’s still made by humans. That means AI — a power tool that can add speed, efficiency, insight and accuracy to a researcher’s work — has many limitations.
University of Delaware Professor Kristi Kiick is leading collaborative research to create new drug delivery systems with the potential to improve treatment for diseases that affect connective tissues, such as osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis, which is an autoimmune disease.
Feng Jiao is the Robert Grasselli Development Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Delaware, receives major Department of Energy grants.
UD chemical and biomolecular engineer Thomas H. Epps, III is the recipient of the 2020 Percy L. Julian Distinguished Lecture and Award, given by the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers.
Cathy Fromen (left) and Aditya Kunjapur are assistant professors in UD’s Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.
Researchers uncover how microbial cells from two different species combine to form hybrid cells
Engineer, inventor, mentor named 2020 Francis Alison winner
UD student Alice Amitrano researches plant-powered replacements for plastics.
The Center for Plastics Innovation (CPI), led by Professors LaShanda Korley and Thomas H. Epps, III, will focus on chemically transforming plastic waste into fuels, lubricants and other valuable products in an energy-efficient manner. It is one of six new Energy Frontier Research Centers established across the U.S. and the second to be directed by the University of Delaware.
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 fundamental materials science research with the potential to enable critical innovations in biomedicine, security, sensing and more.