Delaware State University officials and scientists traveled to Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, Oct. 18 to host its first-ever Research Showcase for the Delaware congressional delegation and their staffs.
The DSU Research Showcase took place at the Bistro Bis, a 15th E. Street restaurant about a block from the U.S. Capitol Building. The university contingent included DSU President Harry L. Williams, Provost Alton Thompson, Dean and Vice President for Research Dr. Noureddine Melikechi, Dean Dyremple Marsh and more than two dozen university researchers.
The event was attended by U.S. Sen. Thomas R. Carper, U.S. Sen. Chris Coons, staff members of all three Delaware congressional offices and some DSU alumni members, including DSU Alumni Association President Dr. Bernard Chase.
The group was enlightened on DSU groundbreaking work in the areas of such as optics, neuroscience, bio-energy, natural sciences, human nutrition, economic development, advanced algorithms for security purposes, bioinformatics and more.