Helping Communities Prepare For Hurricanes

Helping Communities Prepare For Hurricanes

$1.99 million NSF grant supports disaster research project at UD Katrina. Sandy. Maria. These and other hurricanes have devastated countless Americans. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts that in 2018, between four and seven hurricanes will...
ELATE Fellow

ELATE Fellow

Davidson participating in national leadership program for women in STEM Rachel Davidson, professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of Delaware, is one of 31 women nationwide selected for the Executive Leadership in Academic Technology and...
Concrete Evidence

Concrete Evidence

Bacteria may be harbingers of invisible damage in concrete A small “garden” of concrete cylinders shares space with the colorful sedum, chives and crocus on Colburn Lab’s green roof at the University of Delaware. Although the cylinders themselves aren’t alive,...
Engineering in Context

Engineering in Context

McNeil elected distinguished member of American Society of Civil Engineers Engineering projects don’t happen in a vacuum, and the University of Delaware’s Sue McNeil makes sure her students are aware of the social, psychological, political and economic factors that...
India Field Test

India Field Test

UD research team tests sanitation system using breathable fabric technology A group of University of Delaware students and researchers spent New Year’s in an unconventional way — installing sanitation systems in India. A team of researchers led by Steven K....
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