Student Spotlight: Olivia Powell

Student Spotlight: Olivia Powell

This fourth-year mechanical engineering student excels in research and service As an undergraduate research assistant in the laboratory of Dr. Jason Gleghorn, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, Olivia Powell is developing a microfluidic storage platform to...
Advancing the Status of Women on Campus

Advancing the Status of Women on Campus

Engineering student recognized for her efforts Engineering student Erin Rezich received the Mae Carter Scholarship Award at the University of Delaware’s annual Women of Promise dinner. The March 19 event, held in the Trabant University Center, celebrated the...
HONOR FOR JILL HIGGINSON

HONOR FOR JILL HIGGINSON

Engineering professor named Fellow by American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering There’s a treadmill in the center of Professor Jill Higginson’s laboratory, and it’s not for impromptu workouts. Higginson studies human motion and gait so that she and...
Fighting Fires

Fighting Fires

Three UD students share their experiences as volunteer firefighters One fall afternoon, a handful of volunteer firefighters were scattered around Aetna Hose Hook and Ladder Company Station 9. University of Delaware students Olivia Alexander, Matthew Heebner and Conor...
Examining 2D Materials, Atom by Atom

Examining 2D Materials, Atom by Atom

Engineers uncover strength, toughness of hexagonal boron nitride From smartphones that bend to solar panels that wrap around houses, flexible electronics could make consumers very happy. But first, someone has to figure out how to make them. One important question is...
The Secret Life of Batteries

The Secret Life of Batteries

Professor examines the properties of batteries so he can make them charge faster You probably use batteries every single day, but do you actually understand how they work? Koffi Pierre Yao, a new assistant professor of mechanical engineering at the University of...
Putting It All Together

Putting It All Together

Senior engineers stretch their skills to solve real-world problems From theory to application, fourth-year engineering students at the University of Delaware recently tapped into their knowledge to create products and solutions for industry sponsors. For the Senior...