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PROBING THE POWERS OF ZEOLITES

PROBING THE POWERS OF ZEOLITES

As part of his research, Mark LaFollette, a doctoral student in chemical and biomolecular engineering at the University of Delaware, has been running experiments with zeolites in UD’s Colburn Lab.

USING ZERO GRAVITY OF SPACE

USING ZERO GRAVITY OF SPACE

Furst, a self-described “space nut,” has designed a series of experiments that will be conducted by a team of five astronauts on the International Space Station throughout the summer of 2021.

Leadership and Impact

Leadership and Impact

Alumnus, department chair Kristi Kiick reflects on how engineering leaders help others

UNDER LOCK AND KEY

UNDER LOCK AND KEY

Synthetic biology is an emerging field with promise for improving our ability to manufacture chemicals, develop therapeutic medicines such as biopharmaceuticals and vaccines, and enhance agricultural production, among other things.

RETHINKING PLASTICS

RETHINKING PLASTICS

People lived without plastic until the last century or so, but most of us would find it hard to imagine how.

TRAINING FOR SUCCESS

TRAINING FOR SUCCESS

The University of Delaware is introducing a new master’s program in biopharmaceutical sciences. The National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals (NIIMBL) is housed on UD’s Science, Technology and Advanced Research (STAR) Campus. New...

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