Building The Future

Building The Future

The next generation of construction industry leaders is being trained at UD There’s a lot of construction underway at the University of Delaware. The future home of the National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals (NIIMBL) and the Chemours...
UD Engineering’s Next Era

UD Engineering’s Next Era

Levi T. Thompson shares vision as new dean of College of Engineering Levi T. Thompson joined the University of Delaware in early October as dean of the College of Engineering. It’s a homecoming for Thompson, who received a bachelor’s degree in chemical...
Keeping Food Out of Landfills

Keeping Food Out of Landfills

UD engineers partner with Delaware Solid Waste Authority to reduce food waste in landfills You probably throw out more food than you realize. Food waste makes up 21.6 percent of municipal waste, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. “This is not a good use...
Biochar, microbes and dirt — oh my!

Biochar, microbes and dirt — oh my!

Michael Rechsteiner researches biochar and how it can help sustain our environment Michael Rechsteiner is a senior environmental engineering major from Middletown, Delaware. Q: What is your research focus? Rechsteiner: Biochar is a carbon-rich cousin of charcoal that...
Start-Up Wins Grant from New Castle County

Start-Up Wins Grant from New Castle County

The Delaware county launched NCC Innovates by awarding grant to start-up launched at UD On July 12, 2018, at the 2018 Delaware Entrepreneurial Summit, New Castle County Executive Matt Meyer presented local start-up D150 Fueling with the county’s Entrepreneurial...
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