Assoc. Prof. Richard Serna has won a $250,000 National Institute of Mental Health grant to create training software featuring a virtual child with learning difficulties associated with autism. The interactive software will help address a shortage of behavioral technicians.
Two UMass Lowell graduate students were part of the teams that recently won top prizes at two “hackathons” organized by MIT, the U.S. Department of Defense MD5 program and the Naval Postgraduate School.
Asst. Prof. Kacey Beddoes has won a prestigious National Science Foundation grant to investigate how gender affects the workplace experiences of new engineers.
UMass Lowell engineers are creating new, cost-effective sensor-laden textiles that can be used to monitor the structural health of vital infrastructures across the country.