Degree of the Future

Degree of the Future

When you envision the construction industry, you might think of a construction site you’ve driven by recently, with people building structures out of wood and cement. The backbone of today’s construction industry, however, is increasingly digital, with greater...
Hard-Core Bacteria

Hard-Core Bacteria

https://youtu.be/M8hNcmlyjwA UD’s Maresca and collaborators show how bacterial communities live and change in concrete It’s a most unlikely habitat and really has no creature comforts to recommend it. But University of Delaware researcher Julie Maresca and students in...
Pyrogenic Carbon

Pyrogenic Carbon

UD grad student Danhui Xin wins awards for solving mysteries around pollution-reducing technology In about 500 B.C., indigenous people in the Amazon began using pyrogenic carbon to increase soil fertility in nutrient-poor jungle soils. Pyrogenic carbon is the material...
RISE and Shine

RISE and Shine

49-year-old program gives UD’s young Black engineers crucial strength and support Every college freshman can tell you a bit about mental stress. They all feel those early episodes of aching loneliness. Then slowly, they start to assimilate and thrive, settling into...