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UD Announces New Data Science Institute and Founding Director

Cathy Wu, the Unidel Edward G. Jefferson Chair in Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Delaware, has been appointed the director of UD’s new Data Science Institute. An expert in bioinformatics, she works on research projects that encompass 350 terabytes of data annually. A terabyte is a trillion bytes or units of digital information. The institute will engage researchers from all seven colleges at UD.

Group saves 600 former DuPonters from leaving Delaware

The Delaware Small Business Development Center has prevented about 600 former DuPont workers from leaving Delaware to pursue jobs in other states, said J. Michael Bowman, the organization’s director. Bowman made the remarks Tuesday afternoon at a hearing before the Joint Finance Committee in Dover.

Cyber Sages Help Small Businesses Tighten Up

Daniel Eliot (right) of the Delaware Small Business Development Center works with business owners to help them get up to speed on cybersecurity. Here, he is talking with Moses Senesie, who assists SBDC with business research. Senesie is studying business analytics and working toward his MBA at UD’s Lerner College of Business and Economics.

Innovation Delaware Company to Watch: Prelude Therapeutics

Innovation Delaware Company to Watch: Prelude Therapeutics from a textbook or a lesson plan. “Discovery is an art,” Vaddi says. “It’s not something that’s taught.” As Vaddi’s latest business venture, Prelude Therapeutics, finds its way forward, he hopes to be in the middle of a variety of exciting breakthroughs.