University of Delaware Online Research Magazine
University of Delaware Online Research Magazine

ISSN 2150-5128

UD Research Magazine Vol 5 No 2

The University of Delaware Research magazine, a free publication issued three times a year, showcases the discoveries, inventions and excellence of the University’s faculty, staff and students. The University of Delaware is classified nationally as a “research university with very high activity.”

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FEATURES

ADVANCE-ing UD

Seven faculty members are highlighted in this issue of UD Research. Indeed, there are commonalities among them— a steadfast commitment to excellence…

UD Women of Research

Look into the labs, listen up in the classrooms, head out to the fields, dive deep into the sea or into an ocean of data — University of Delaware women are there.

Spin in spins out innovation

The Spin In Program, developed by UD’s Office of Economic Innovation and Partnerships, is giving students opportunities to work with entrepreneurs on nifty inventions.

Solar strong

UD’s pioneering Institute of Energy Conversion is raring to harness more of the sun’s power.

Making it clear

The two-state partnership known as MADE CLEAR is helping teachers integrate climate change into multiple areas of instruction.

Slave's lives emerge from ancient ruins

A groundbreaking approach brings the forgotten slaves of the Roman Empire into new focus

TRUE INSPIRATION


Danielle Dixson

Liz Farley-Ripple

Jennifer Joe

Rhonda Prisby

Angelia Seyfferth

Margaret Stetz

Cathy Wu



Extraordinary research is underway at the University of Delaware, and women are all over it. We profile seven researchers who offer insight into their work—from coral reefs to corporations—what hurdles they have cleared and what keeps them moving forward.

Select a researcher above to learn more about her.

DEPARTMENTS

Message from the Deputy Provost

Seven faculty members are highlighted in this issue of UD Research. Indeed, there are commonalities among them— a steadfast commitment to excellence…

News Briefs

• Changing the color of light
• What’s it really mean if a CEO is greedy?
• Research All-Stars field new findings

Honors

• Dugan named Truman Scholar
• Overby elected to board of Oak Ridge consortium
• Backbone of the profession

First Person

Anne M. Boylan, professor of history and of women and gender studies, gives her first hand approach to mentoring.

UD Authors

A groundbreaking approach brings the forgotten slaves of the Roman Empire into new focus.

Test Your Knowledge

Fearsome Fridays: What do you know about Friday the 13th? Get ready to Test your knowledge.

TRENDING ON TWITTER

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Bringing research down to earth: #UDel’s Dawn Fallik and Joshua Zide developed ‘Words For Nerds’ to help grad students explain their research. https://t.co/Ku0VrGjlZJ @udcas @UDengineering @dfallik @UDGradStudents
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#UDel #plasma physicist Bill Matthaeus finds some surprises in early data gathered during the #ParkerSolarProbe's amazing trek to the sun's #corona.
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Congratulations to #UDel's Kristi Kiick, who has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, recognizing the tangible impact of her innovative work. https://t.co/scW3jzbGH5 @AcadofInventors @UDengineering #materialsscience #chemistry #polymers https://t.co/LJecJLMqfw UDResearch photo
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She started as a 12-year-old in @UDengineering's K-12 Summer Camp. Now, Colleen Murray is a grad student, studying #carbon nanotube-based sensors with @ErikThostenson and working to build a stronger world. https://t.co/CNOO31FnXw @UDCCM @UDGradStudents https://t.co/PelHkc7TEw UDResearch photo
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Congratulations to #UDel's Jason Gleghorn and Joshua Wilson, winners of the 2019 Gerard Mangone Young Scholars Award, recognizing promising and accomplished young faculty. https://t.co/kK7fAyG4zH @UDCEHD @UDengineering @GleghornLab @UDFaculty @udbme @UDSOE https://t.co/YXFVL9yMLb UDResearch photo
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Record-setting #transistors: #UDel's Yuping Zeng and collaborators have designed transistors that could make #wireless communications cheaper and faster. https://t.co/VR5OdrytTj @UDengineering @udhorn @AFOSR #5G https://t.co/ISMTcK36tC UDResearch photo
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#UDel Vice President Charlie Riordan welcomes scientists from Argonne National Lab to today’s research workshop. @ENERGY @argonne @cgriordan @UDengineering @udcas @udceoe @UDcanr https://t.co/mStgdT7Otd UDResearch photo
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The crowd at #datascienceUD19 just saw @DrMarvinAndujar show how a person can use only the brain to fly a drone — and potentially operate many other devices. @dsiudel #machinelearning #braincomputerinterface https://t.co/fL6aAelV6u
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Students and faculty are presenting quick details of their use and need of data at #datascienceUD19, including @J_Buler, who uses weather surveillance data to study migratory birds and other flying creatures. https://t.co/jIE9PMHVad
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#UDel’s @cgriordan has just welcomed a capacity crowd to #datascienceUD19, a daylong symposium connecting experts in many aspects of this rapidly growing field. @dsiudel https://t.co/HfKTo1Iffd UDResearch photo
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Looking forward to @DENINUD's Pitch:90 competition, starting at 5:30 p.m. today in the atrium of Harker ISE Lab. Students have 90 seconds to explain their research. See you there? #ResearchMatters https://t.co/Fj618b7Xi1 https://t.co/RltHBwUGAp UDResearch photo

CONTRIBUTORS

Charlie Riordan
Charlie Riordan

UD Deputy Provost for Research and Scholarship

Tracey Bryant
Tracey Bryant

Editor: Communications and Public Affairs

Deborah Blanchard
Deborah Blanchard

Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics

Anne Boyle
Anne Boylan

College of Arts and Sciences

Alison Burris
Alison Burris

College of Education and Human Development

Diane Kukich
Diane Kukich

College of Engineering

Ann Manser
Ann Manser

College of Arts and Sciences

Beth Miller
Beth Miller

Communications and Public Affairs

Karen Roberts
Karen Roberts

College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment

Adam Thomas
Adam Thomas

College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

CONTACT

Tracey Bryant
Director for Research Communications

Phone: 302.831.8185
Email: Tracey Bryant

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