TURI and state legislators recognize Prof. Sammy Shina for his research to get lead out of electronics.
A new industry-driven consortium led by UMass Lowell is one of 19 partnerships awarded advanced manufacturing technology grants by the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
A new wind energy research center received funding from the National Science Foundation to help foster industry, academic and government collaborations.
Nonspec — a startup company established by engineering-students-turned-entrepreneurs — won $25,000 at the annual American Society of Mechanical Engineers Innovation Showcase.
A class of mechanical engineering students under Asst. Prof. Christopher Hansen has been working with the Lowell Transitional Living Center to improve the cots used in the Center’s Winter Emergency Bed Program.
As online enrollments grow, faculty members continue to develop ways to optimize student engagement.
UMass Lowell alumnus Phillip Gibson of the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center performed tests at the Natick lab last year to help Burlington, Vt.-based company Burton Snowboards pick a fabric for the team’s official uniforms for the Winter Olympic Games.
Students display ingenuity and intellectual prowess in competitions held across the country and the region.
A startup company composed of engineering-students-turned-entrepreneurs, called Nonspec, aims to make a difference in the world by fabricating low-cost, durable prosthetic limbs for children in developing countries.
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.
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