Three faculty researchers — Assoc. Prof. Zhiyong Gu in Chemical Engineering, Asst. Prof. Christopher Hansen in Mechanical Engineering and Assoc. Prof. Ramaswamy Nagarajan in Plastics Engineering — were recently awarded academic research grants by the Toxics Use Reduction Institute (TURI) totaling nearly $64,000 to develop environmentally friendly alternatives to hazardous materials currently used in industry.
UMass Lowell is hosting 23 engineering sophomores and juniors from King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, as part of the University’s Nuclear Energy Education and Training (NEET) program.
Partnerships with universities in China and India are attracting new students to UMass Lowell.
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