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Sun’s grant will enhance brain organids, which are powerful tools to study fundamental mechanisms underlying human brain development and neurological disorders. 

Cathal Kearney, an assistant professor in the Biomedical Engineering Department and the Institute for Applied Life Sciences, and his research team have been awarded a grant of $1.91 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). 

Three College of Engineering undergraduates are among 20 UMass students working as productive, educational, and paid summer interns in advanced research labs.

See UMass News Office story. 

Alumna Rena Bizios, who earned her BS degree from the Chemical Engineering Department in 1968, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAA&S).  Bizios was previously elected to the National Academy of Engineering in 2022, the National Academy of Inventors in 2019, and the National Academy of Medicine in 2015.

Seven College of Engineering students have received awards and scholarships from the UMass Amherst Alumni Association, including one Greater Boston Alumni Network Scholarship, one Senior Leadership Award, and five William F. Field Alumni Scholars awards. 

College of Engineering seniors Jasmine Bogle, Alanna Joachim, and Raveena Dookhan, will be honored with distinguished awards during Undergraduate Commencement. 

Three UMass College of Engineering students are receiving coveted Graduate Research Fellowships from the National Science Foundation (NSF).