The Singing Engineer

The Singing Engineer

UD senior Sydney Cargill melds her two passions: science and song Sydney Cargill spends a lot of time with a 10-foot tube. More specifically, it’s a clear PVC pipe with a strip of plastic and some wires inside. When she carts it around or hovers over it in a...
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...

Research Spotlight: Ship Wake Study at Pea Patch Island

Pea Patch Island (Figure 1) is a historically and ecologically significant island located In the Delaware River. The island contains Fort Delaware is a major Heronry. It is threatened by sea level rise and shoreline erosion. Scarping can be observed at the ends of the...
Graduate Student Spotlight: Ting Ting Zhu

Graduate Student Spotlight: Ting Ting Zhu

Tell us a little about your background I’m from Tianjin, China. My undergraduate major is Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering at Tianjin University. For my undergraduate education, I wanted to become an Engineer who designs a ship and improves ship performance....

New Graduate Students (2018)

The Center for Applied Coastal Research welcomes five new graduate students starting in the 2018 academic year. Maro Pontiki Advisor: Jack Puleo Research interests: Investigation of physics of dune erosion during extreme surge and wave events, physical modelling,...