Bridging Science and Society

Bridging Science and Society

Five doctoral students selected for 2018 DENIN Environmental Fellowships The Delaware Environmental Institute (DENIN) has selected its fifth class of DENIN Environmental Fellows. These highly competitive and prestigious fellowships offer financial support and...
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...
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...
A ‘Momentous Day’ for University of Delaware Research

A ‘Momentous Day’ for University of Delaware Research

Launch of Data Science Institute adds major collaborative muscle The University of Delaware on Tuesday, Sept. 4, celebrated the addition of a powerful new muscle in its research enterprise, launching its Data Science Institute before a full house in Gore Recital Hall....
Using Sensors to Spot Infrastructure Damage

Using Sensors to Spot Infrastructure Damage

UD team aims to commercialize structural health monitoring systems An entrepreneurial team based at the University of Delaware is working to commercialize a system that could make infrastructure such as bridges and pipelines safer. The team, called Smartenius,...
Nii O. Attoh-Okine Named ASCE Fellow

Nii O. Attoh-Okine Named ASCE Fellow

Civil engineering society gives this honor to just 3 percent of members Nii O. Attoh-Okine, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of Delaware and interim academic director of the university’s Cybersecurity Initiative,...
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...