UMass Lowell student Colin Senechal works in a university laboratory inspecting plastic pellets that are used to fabricate lightweight structures for space exploration. Senechal, a plastics engineering major from Ipswich, gained the chance to work on the project through the university’s Co-op Scholar Program.
UMass Lowell students showcased their ingenuity and intellectual prowess by racking up numerous honors and awards in nationwide competitions this spring and summer.
The Toxic Use Reduction Institute hosted business leaders at its biannual Greener Materials Research Symposium and funded two UMass Lowell faculty member research projects.
Margo T. Oge '72, ’75, a former director at the Environmental Protection Agency, visited campus recently to talk to students and faculty as part of Engineering Dean Joseph Hartman’s colloquium series.
The third annual DifferenceMaker Idea Challenge awarded a total of $35,000 to ten student teams designing innovative products and processes to better the lives of others.
The Toxics Use Reduction Institute recently awarded nearly $62,000 in grants to fund research that helps faculty and partner companies find safer alternatives to toxic chemicals.
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