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Battling COVID-19

Software developed by a University of Dayton Research Institute scientist to quickly diagnose COVID-19 has been exclusively licensed by Greenville, South Carolina, software development company Blue Eye Soft.

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Best Place to Work!
UDRI recognized as one of the best employers in the Miami Valley
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Fouled fuel
When multiple jet aircraft were forced to make emergency landings after engine failure, fuels researchers at UDRI quickly identified the problem.
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Outstanding research shows in NSF rankings
The University of Dayton moved into the top spot among all U.S. Catholic colleges for research in the physical sciences in the latest NSF rankings.
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Screening alternative fuels
UD School of Engineering and Research Institute are selected as first in nation to prescreen alternative aviation fuels for viability to enter the American Society for Testing and Materials.
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Building steam
Bringing science, technology, engineering, arts and math to younger students can influence career choices
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Turning up the heat
Developing fuel-oil coolers using additive manufacturing
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Georgia on My Mind
Warner Robins, Georgia, sits 613 miles from Dayton, but feels like it’s “just around the corner.”
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Predicting behavior
Understanding how materials perform will help predict future behavior and lifespan.
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Seeing clearly now
A new water repellent will keep rain from pooling on aircraft canopies.
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Up and away
Advancing a number of technologies to help sustain the F-15 fleet
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A new role at UDRI
Associate Director Taylor Renner will support leadership as UDRI continues to grow.
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Beneath the surface
Ultrasound and X-ray are just some of the ways we can look below the surface of a structure without damage.
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Enabling hypersonic travel
UDRI will develop a subscale hypersonic flight-test vehicle.
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A hot topic
Advancing power, energy and thermal management for aircraft
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New lab will have wings
Researchers from the Air Force and UDRI will advance technology in a C130 at UDRI headquarters.
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Getting a head start on STEM careers
Sponsored research provides invaluable training.
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