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TAKING AIM AT PLASTIC WASTE

TAKING AIM AT PLASTIC WASTE

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.

$18 MILLION FOR UD

$18 MILLION FOR UD

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.

A NEW UNDERSTANDING OF PROTEIN MOVEMENT

A NEW UNDERSTANDING OF PROTEIN MOVEMENT

A team of engineers has shown that surface diffusion in protein transport into ion-exchange beads depends on adsorption affinity — a measure of attraction between the two materials.

NIIMBL GETS $8.9 MILLION FOR COVID-19 RESPONSE

NIIMBL GETS $8.9 MILLION FOR COVID-19 RESPONSE

The National Institute for Innovation in Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing (NIIMBL) headquarters is in the new Ammon Pinizzotto Biopharmaceutical Innovation Building on the University of Delaware’s Science, Technology and Advanced Research (STAR) Campus. UD-based...

RENEWABLE ENERGY ADVANCE

RENEWABLE ENERGY ADVANCE

New characterization techniques developed at the Catalysis Center for Energy Innovation may help improve electrochemical storage technologies, such as fuels cells used in UD’s hydrogen fuel cell buses.

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