In Her Nature

In Her Nature

UD grad student recognized for supporting first-generation college students, environmental causes A typical weekend for Patricia Hurley doesn’t involve binge-watching the latest TV shows. This doctoral student in civil and environmental engineering at the University...
Protecting Buildings From Earthquake Damage

Protecting Buildings From Earthquake Damage

Engineering professor studies effectiveness of retrofits to strengthen concrete structures The most recent major earthquake to hit the United States shook the ground around Anchorage, Alaska on Nov. 30, 2018. Jovan Tatar, an assistant professor of civil and...
Mentorship Through Robotics

Mentorship Through Robotics

Graduate students, professors coach high school robotics team in Wilmington Two alumni and two faculty members from the University of Delaware mentored a robotics team based in Wilmington, Delaware that made it all the way to a national competition. For Inspiration...
Making Waves

Making Waves

With demand for coastal engineers rising, UD professor brings the coast to classrooms University of Delaware Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Jack Puleo studies the physics of sand dune erosion during extreme waves and storm surges. The ongoing rise in...
Alumni Recognized by Delaware Engineering Society

Alumni Recognized by Delaware Engineering Society

At the Delaware Engineering Society’s annual Engineers Week Banquet, held on February 21, 2019, two Blue Hens received top honors: Alan G. Steinle, ’70, and Scott Walls, ’11, ’18. Alan G. Steinle Steinle was named the 2019 Engineer of the Year for his advancement of...
Light Wakes Up Freshwater Bacteria

Light Wakes Up Freshwater Bacteria

Researchers find pond bacteria grows faster during the day, suggest a genetic explanation Some of the bacteria that live in ponds, lakes and other freshwater environments grow faster during the day, even though they don’t take in sunlight as an energy source,...
Kaliakin recognized for contributions to soil modeling

Kaliakin recognized for contributions to soil modeling

Victor Kaliakin, a professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Delaware, received the Fumio Tatsuoka Best Paper Award of 2018 from the journal Transportation Infrastructure Geotechnology. The award is named for Fumio...
Putting It All Together

Putting It All Together

Senior engineers stretch their skills to solve real-world problems From theory to application, fourth-year engineering students at the University of Delaware recently tapped into their knowledge to create products and solutions for industry sponsors. For the Senior...
The Safety Of Smart Cities

The Safety Of Smart Cities

As the number of ‘smart’ cities grow, will they also become safer? Editor’s Note: This article is part of a larger series of Q&As that originated in the future-focused UD Magazine. To see additional questions, please visit the Envisioning the Future website. Smart...