In This Issue

  • Devon Hartigan and graduate student Anyelo Diaz ’17 in the test verification lab

    Putting COVID-19 Tests to the Test

    Faculty and students from the Biomedical Engineering Department are playing a key role in dramatically ramping up testing capacity for COVID-19 through their work on RADx, or the Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics, a National Institutes of Health initiative.
  • Asst. Prof. Sheree Pagsuyoin works with Ph.D. student Akarapan Rojjanapinun in the lab

    Faculty Researchers Win Seed Grants for COVID-19 Projects

    Since the spring, the university’s Office of Research and Innovation has awarded three rounds of COVID-19 internal seed grants to 15 faculty-led projects, totaling more than $151,000 to faculty across all colleges.
  • Asst. Prof. Gulden Camci-Unal and Ph.D. student Darlin Lantigua in lab

    UMass Lowell Team Develops Rapid Coronavirus Test

    A team of UMass Lowell researchers has invented a low-cost, portable and easy-to-use coronavirus diagnostic test that could deliver results in as little as five minutes.
  • Bhupen Shah

    Bhupen Shah ’92: Keeping the World’s Networks Running

    Bhupen Shah ’92, vice president of engineering for Maynard, Massachusetts-based Acacia Communications Inc., has tried to pay it forward, sharing his own practical knowledge with today’s UML students
  • Chetan Patel

    Chetan N. Patel ’84: Growing Business by Cutting Time to Market

    Chetan N. Patel ’84 says he benefited from the hands-on experience in UML’s labs and from the supportive faculty. His professors were there not only to help with academics and research, but also with career and life advice.