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Popular Science recently interviewed Professor Matthew Lackner of the Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department as a prominent expert on wind energy to explain why we likely won’t ever see rooftop wind turbines in the same way that we have rooftop solar panels.

Professor Casey Brown of the Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) Department is one of six UMass Amherst faculty members selected by Provost John McCarthy as Provost Professors. This new, campus-level, faculty honorific recognizes exceptional achievement in research or creative activity and in teaching.

Oliver Arukwe of the Chemical Engineering Department (ChE) is one of “two outstanding undergraduate scientists” being honored by the UMass Amherst BRiDGE Program as the 2022 recipients of the BRiDGE to Education Award. 

Research Fellow Patrick Wittbold of the Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) Department has received a Chancellor’s Citation for his “extraordinary talents” and “outstanding contributions” to UMass Amherst.

See video about Wittbold’s remarkable work in the CEE department