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Our research focuses on nanoparticles science. Three major directions are pursued:

1. Solution processed solar cells with absorber layer made from nanoparticles precursors

Daniela Radu, Assistant Professor

Dr. Daniela Radu

Assistant Professor, Tenure-track


 Ph.D. in Chemistry, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, 2004. Advisor: Dr. Victor S.-Y. Lin 

Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program



Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program at Delaware State University Are you looking for an exciting career where your contributions will make a difference?  Consider the challenging world of teaching and change the lives of students as a highly qualified teacher. Senior STEM majors are invited to apply for a 1-year Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship, which is funded by the National Science Foundation. Noyce Scholarships are intended for students who plan to pursue a K-12 mathematics or science teaching career and are enthusiastic about teaching in a high-need school district. The scholarship will provide  $20,000 for each Noyce Scholars while they complete their teacher certification requirements in the MAT program. Qualifications Graduating seniors majoring in Agricultural Science, Biology, Chemistry, Computer & Information Sciences, Mathematics, or Physics only; At least a 3.0 GPA; and Be a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or have permanent resident status. Application Process Complete application Letters of recommendation by at least two faculty members Unofficial Transcripts Essay about interest and experience in STEM and teaching Qualified scholarship finalists will be granted an interview for the program. Preference given to applicants who have experience in STEM research. Program Requirements Remain a STEM major until graduation; Maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0; Participate in the Noyce Scholarship Program meetings and events including Saturday Round Tables; Attend at least one regional or national education conference; Enroll in and successfully complete the MAT program; and Enroll in and successfully complete the EDUC 502, First Year Teaching Seminar (3-credits). Complete 2 years of teaching in a high-need school district for each year of NSF-funded financial support.   If a student fails to meet the requirements for maintaining his/her scholarship, including enrolling in and completing the MAT program, and completing teaching obligation, the scholar will be required to repay all of the scholarship funds already awarded.  





Application Deadline: 

February 26, 2016


For more information, contact

Dr. Nicola Edwards-Omolewa

Department of Mathematical Sciences

ETV 107


Executive Committee

Dr. Nicola D. Edwards-Omolewa, Chair (PI), Department of Mathematics

Dr. Sabrina McGary, Department of Biology (co-PI)

Dr. Tomasz Smolinski, Department of Computer & Information Science (co-PI)

Dr. Cherese Winstead, Department of Chemistry (co-PI)

Dr. Nirmaljit K. Rathee, Department of Education, (co-PI)

Dr. Pablo Ulises Suarez Joya

Pablo Suarez

Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Department of Mathematical Sciences
Delaware State University Dover, DE 19901
Tel: (302) 857-7583 E-mail:


PhD 2009, Mathematics, Renselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy NY

Dr. Aristides Marcano Olaizola

Aristides Marcano Olaizola (PhD), Chair & Professor
Department of Physics and Engineering
Delaware State University



Master of Sciences in Physics and Mathematics (With Honors), Moscow State University, M.V. Lomonosov, Moscow, Russia (1977).

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Physics and Mathematical Sciences, Moscow State University, M.V. Lomonosov, Moscow, Russia (1980).

CMNST Upcoming Events

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Events will be reviewed for possible conflicts and placed on the calendar on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please plan ahead to ensure timely dissemination of your event information.

Dr. Thomas A. Planchon

Dr. Thomas A. Planchon

Associate Professor
Department of Physics and Engineering
Optical Science Center for Applied Research (OSCAR)
Delaware State University
Dover, DE, 19901

Tel: 302 857 6526

Biophotonic Imaging Laboratory:

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technology

The Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technology (BSEET) program, prepares the student for a position as a technologist, in industries such as aerospace, computers, communications, biomedical, chemical, power etc. and many other federal engineering job positions. Students are offered a wide range of training in topics such as instrumentation, automation and controls, microelectronics, communications, motors and generators, computer applications, programming and interfacing. Moreover, the program emphasizes written and oral communications skills as well as modern methods of industrial administration and supervision. The students of this program will have to complete 129 credit hours in total to get a degree in BSEET. Program Description

A Message from Dean

A Message from the Dean   Welcome to the website of the College of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Technology (CMNST), home of the Departments of Mathematical Sciences, Biological Sciences, Physics and Pre-Engineering, Chemistry, Computer and Information Sciences and the Army & Air Force Reserve Officer’s Training Corps.   CMNST offers a wide range of Baccalaureate, Masters and Doctoral degree programs. These are periodically reviewed to ensure that they remain strong, viable and relevant. CMNST is also the home of excellent research programs in areas such as atomic, molecular and optical physics, forensic science, neurosciences, data mining, applied mathematics and applied chemistry.  Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Technology play a critical role in many aspects of our lives and have proven to be a powerful engine for economic growth. These fields better prepare students to meet the rigor required to better understand the world around and are essential to strengthen our ability to Innovate, which, together, yield opportunities to enrich the lives of many citizens. Our college strives to provide a rich, stimulating and supportive environment in which students, faculty and staff work and study. To better prepare our students to meet the challenges of the 21st century, we provide programs and mechanisms so that students can learn fundamentals in the classroom and be engaged in various research activities in laboratories, working alongside energetic and dedicated faculty. CMNST is committed to offering opportunities for inspired and engaged teaching in an academic setting that puts students first. If you wish to talk to a faculty member, visit our laboratories, and/or join us as an undergraduate or graduate student, please feel free to contact us at 302.857.6500 or by email at Thank you for visiting our website. I wish you much success and hope to see you on our campus soon.   - Clytrice Watson, PhD, Professor of Biological Sciences and Interim Dean   Back to College Home Page