The field of Materials Science and Engineering encompasses the broad disciplines of physics, chemistry, biology and engineering by providing a platform for multidisciplinary activities across these fields. It integrates the role of research and education to develop and prepare students for today's challenges while giving them the breadth, perspective, versatility and vision to adapt to the changing environment of tomorrow.
- Polymers and Composites
- Biological and Biomedical Materials
- Photonic Materials
- Electronic Materials
- Inorganic-Organic Hybrid Materials
- Self-Assembly of Materials
- Thin Film Materials
- Materials Characterization
A team of researchers at the University of Delaware has developed a way to fabricate high-performance flexible optical devices by combining chalcogenide glass and polymers.
Matthew Fischel, analyzing wetland plants in the lab, is one of five UD graduate students selected to receive the Graduate Research Fellowship Program award from the National Science Foundation (NSF).
LabTV is a new project supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Google, and two UD students recently won semifinalist honors for their video profiles of biomedical researchers in LabTV’s first competition.
Vinu Krishnan's research on nanotechnology-based drug delivery was presented at the "Making Your Research Matter, Within and Beyond the Academy" conference in Clayton Hall.
Sarah Geiger, a University of Delaware doctoral student in materials science and engineering, has been awarded the 2014 Laird Fellowship.