News & Highlights

News & Highlights

Materials Science Department Chair Earns Pair of Honors

UD’s Darrin Pochan was recently elected chair of the APS Division of Polymer Physics and editor-in-chief of the research journal Soft Matter For Darrin Pochan, the semester is off to a particularly productive start. Pochan is chair of the Department of Materials...

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MODELING NEW MATERIALS

UD engineer Arthi Jayaraman uncovers molecular mysteries When scientists develop brand new materials, they must precisely determine the ingredients, quantities, and processing methods to use. It’s kind of like creating a recipe. Before spending time and money to test...

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Named Professorship Granted

Three scholars in the College of Engineering are honored as named professors The University of Delaware College of Engineering has honored three faculty members with named professorships. To be selected, faculty members must have a sustained record of achievement that...

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Stephanie Law Wins DOE Award

Materials science professor wins $750K to study optical properties of topological insulators Stephanie Law, Clare Boothe Luce Assistant Professor in materials science and engineering at the University of Delaware, has received a Department of Energy Early Career Award...

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Engineering for Ability

At UD summer camps, kids use engineering to help other Wielding power drills, pipe cleaners and rulers, a group of aspiring engineers re-wires the engines of toy cars. They swap the foot pedals for push buttons, pad rough edges with foam and deck out the vehicles with...

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Reducing Radiation

Paper reports successful use of nanocomposites to absorb electromagnetic radiation The rapid development of modern electronic equipment and wireless devices has resulted in severe electromagnetic (EM) radiation pollution, which has implications in the health of...

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