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.
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.
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 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.
I was working at the University of Delaware in the late 2000s. I lived outside of Newark when Chrysler shut down its assembly plant and fired all 2,100 of its employees. Word of the closure started to spread in February of 2007 — almost ten years ago to the day.