Our researchers developed biodegradable nanospheres that allow drugs to be absorbed directly through the skin
Each year, undergraduate and graduate students from our six colleges and schools gather to present their research in oral and poster presentations to their peers, faculty and guests.
In his University Professor Lecture, Stephen McCarthy discussed the various interdisciplinary research centers on campus that he has been involved with since 1984.
A total of about 400 seventh- and eighth-grade students from Lowell Public Schools toured the campus as part of the University's STEM outreach effort.
Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Lowell say they have identified and tested a potential chemical substitute for bisphenol A (BPA) in epoxy.
This year, three UMass Lowell researchers and their collaborators were among those chosen to receive grants from the UMass Commercial Ventures and Intellectual Property (CVIP) Technology Development Fund.
Plastics Engineering Assoc. Prof. Ramaswamy Nagarajan is one of the University’s leading researchers on sustainability and renewable materials, having devoted more than decade of his career developing products and processes that minimize the use and generation of hazardous substances.
Researchers from UMass Lowell and their counterparts from the U.S. Army’s Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center will be working together as part of a new research and development initiative called HEROES (Harnessing Emerging Research Opportunities to Empower Soldiers).
UMass Lowell announced today that its new, $80 million Emerging Technologies and Innovation Center has been named in tribute to distinguished alumnus Mark Saab ’81 and his wife Elisia. The naming recognizes the Saabs for a new multimillion-dollar commitment to UMass Lowell that will make the couple the largest individual donors to the university.
On Saturday, UMass Lowell formally unveiled the name for the Mark and Elisia Saab Emerging Technology and Innovation Center. The contribution of Saab, a 1981 graduate, and his wife to the $80 million center's construction and to other university.
UMass Lowell's Emerging Technologies and Innovation Center has a new Sumitomo Demag SE-EV Series all-electric injection molding machine as part of that machinery supplier's commitment to "keep the university supplied with the latest technology from Sumitomo Demag."
UMass Lowell and Northern Ireland’s University of Ulster have forged a new research partnership to advance international collaboration in the fast-growing fields of medical device technologies, innovation and health care.
This fall’s Career Fair, the largest in several years, attracted 150 employers and several hundred students, some of whom lined up interviews on the spot.
UMass Lowell's Fall Career Fair, the university's largest job fair since 1999, had 150 employers talking to more than 700 students at the CRC.
UMass Lowell’s unique partnership with ConforMIS, maker of custom-designed knee implants, is helping prepare students for the workforce while providing the fast-growing company with a pipeline of highly qualified engineers.
International student ambassadors are helping newly arrived students feel at home on campus.
Chancellor Marty Meehan joined University administrators, faculty and staff as well as friends and family members in honoring plastics engineering Prof. Stephen McCarthy, who was named this year’s University Professor.
The Toxics Use Reduction Institute (TURI) awarded four grants to UMass Lowell faculty to identify and test less hazardous substances.
UMass Lowell’s mission to enhance the student experience by providing a global perspective will be highlighted when Queen’s University Belfast — in partnership with UMass Lowell and Dublin City University — hosts the Advanced Materials, Polymer Processing and Manufacturing Conference in Belfast, Northern Ireland, on Sept. 25 and 26.
Profs. Pradeep Kurup and Ramaswamy Nagarajan are conducting pioneering research to develop an electronic “tongue” for detecting and analyzing heavy metals in the soil and groundwater.
Three young researchers are currently working at the Center for Advanced Materials as part of the University’s summer internship program.
At the center of the University’s efforts is the brand-new, $80 million state-of-the-art Emerging Technologies and Innovation Center (ETIC), which is scheduled to have its grand public opening Oct. 11.
Asst. Prof. Margaret Sobkowicz-Kline of Plastics Engineering and Assoc. Prof. Viktor Podolskiy of Physics and Applied Physics have been awarded Joseph P. Healey Advancing Research, Scholarship and Creative Work Seed grants for their work on photovoltaic cells and optics, respectively.
Stephen McCarthy, a plastics engineering professor and pioneer, has been named University Professor, the highest distinction bestowed on a UMass Lowell faculty member for exceptional teaching achievement and service to the university.
TURI and state legislators recognized “Champions of Toxics Use Reduction,” including Assoc. Prof. Daniel Schmidt of plastics engineering.
UMass Lowell recently hired Gary Delehanty to serve as facilities manager for ETIC, the Emerging Technologies and Innovation Center, set to open this fall on North Campus. Delehanty, who has 25 years of experience maintaining and operating clean rooms and other research labs, says taking care of ETIC is a dream job.
Prof. Stephen McCarthy of the Plastics Engineering Department, lauded by his peers and students for his exemplary teaching, outstanding research and extraordinary service to UMass Lowell for nearly three decades, has been awarded the prestigious title of University Professor.
Many members of the class of 2012 have landed their coveted first post-college professional jobs.
UMass Lowell joined more than 550 leading science organizations and institutions across the country in the largest celebration of science and engineering in America held in April in Washington D.C.
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