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College of Engineering faculty and students were part of the research team that developed Sundown, a computer model for residential solar fault detection featured in a recent article in PV Magazine. 

The team help students gain hands-on, practical experience in spaceflight and rocketry by competing in NASA's annual Student Launch Initiative, in which teams design, build, and fly  payloads that support NASA's Space Launch Systems. 

Friederike Jentoft (ChE) has been named a Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), the highest grade of membership in the organization. 

 

Two visionary financial gifts have provided a strong foundation for University of Massachusetts Amherst nurses and engineers to collaborate and lead transformational change in patient care, nursing practice and medical product development.

Caitlyn Butler (CEE) has spent the last fifteen months running a research team that monitors the presence of SARS-CoV-2 in the wastewater associated with the UMass Amherst campus. 

Chul Park and Mariana Lopes of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department and Ashish Kulkarni of the Chemical Engineering Department were three of the six UMass Amherst researchers who recently received Manning/IALS Innovation Awards of up to $100,000.

An inaugural Ventus Award to honor excellence in offshore wind has been named for William Heronemus, the late engineering professor at UMass Amherst who is considered the "father of modern wind power."

The research uses assimilated satellite information into on-site river measurements and hydrologic models to calculate the past 35 years of river discharge in the entire pan-Arctic region. 

The committee will examine current educational practices and make recommendations for integrating advanced manufacturing teaching and technologies into undergraduate engineering programs.

 

Nianqiang Wu, the Armstrong-Siadat Endowed Professor in Materials Science and Engineering (ChE), is one of 11 researchers at UMass Amherst recognized for being among the world’s most highly cited researchers in 2021. 

 

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