Assistant Professor Lauren Andrews, the Marvin and Eva Schlanger Faculty Fellow in the Chemical Engineering Department, has received a three-year, $1.4-million grant from the National Science Foundation for a collaborative project to engineer synthetic bacteria that can neutralize toxic contaminants found in drinking water. See News Medical Life Sciences and...
PI Michael Zink will lead an effort, funded by a $399,676 National Science Foundation grant, to expand a cutting-edge UMass Amherst computer cluster. See UMass News coverage.
Anuj Pradhan will use Toyota grants to study teenagers’ hazard-awareness training and how drivers learn to use adaptive cruise control. See UMass News story
Colin Gleason’s Team will develop a global, open-source, software system for tracking water and sediments in the Earth’s rivers by using NASA satellite data. See UMass News story
A bus accident in India more than 25 years ago has inspired the U.S. patent of a groundbreaking retrofit seatbelt for buses and motor coaches that could save many lives and serious injuries.
Peng Bai, an assistant professor in the Chemical Engineering Department, has been awarded a prestigious five-year, $551,035 Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).
The United States Patent Office has issued Associate Professor Sarah Perry of the Chemical Engineering Department a patent for her “Graphene Based Electro-Microfluidic Devices and Methods for Protein Structural Analysis.”