In Memoriam: Edgar Small

In Memoriam: Edgar Small

Campus remembers founding director of Construction Engineering and Management Program Edgar Small, a construction engineering and management expert and professor at the University of Delaware, passed away on Friday, Feb. 11, 2022. Dr. Small served as associate...
Ag-inspired Engineering

Ag-inspired Engineering

How engineering principals support plant science When Tropical Storm Isaias pummeled the East Coast in summer 2020, it created life-threatening tornadoes and weather conditions that ruined homes and flattened farm fields across Delaware. But in Newark, in a small...
Peer Mentoring for Engineering Students

Peer Mentoring for Engineering Students

Support for new students helps them thrive in civil and environmental engineering For University of Delaware Honors environmental engineering student Megan Bittle, pursuing a challenging major while navigating college life during a global pandemic has not always been...
With a Grain of Sand

With a Grain of Sand

UD professor takes home prestigious Hans Albert Einstein Award for work on sediment transport As a husband and a father of three young children, Tian-Jian Hsu (otherwise known as Tom) admits he is not the ultimate beach companion. When the family heads out for a...
Structural Adhesives Inspired by Mussels

Structural Adhesives Inspired by Mussels

Professor receives NSF CAREER Award for structural engineering research A University of Delaware professor is drawing inspiration from shellfish to develop resilient adhesives for affordable housing and next-generation infrastructure. Jovan Tatar, an assistant...
TuFF Technology Is Taking Off

TuFF Technology Is Taking Off

Uses for UD-developed material to include flying taxis Believe it or not, fighter jets, flying cars, natural gas pipelines and plastic bottles may be more alike than you think. So, what’s the common thread? They might one day be made with TuFF — a high-performance...