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Dr. Yeonsik Noh (ECE) has been awarded a projected four-year, $2.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Heart, Blood and Lung Institute to develop a wearable vest system that can monitor heart failure patients. See UMass News Office story. 

An interdisciplinary team of UMass researchers, including Dr. Meghan Huber of MIE, has been awarded a grant of $612,700 from the National Institutes of Health to develop novel portable, robotic footwear.

Dr. Mariana Lopes of CEE, Dr. Juan Jiménez of MIE, and Dr. Chul Park of CEE have received awards of up to $100,000 each to pursue their translational research projects. 

Researchers invent a non-toxic, inexpensive process that upcycles little-used music technology into health-monitoring sensors and solves a major waste issue.