• Manning School of Business honors students and faculty at an Honors College mixer

    Honors College Matches Students with Faculty Mentors

    With mixers that follow a speed-dating format, the Honors College is matching more honors students with faculty mentors for research opportunities and final honors theses and projects. The college offers $1,500 fellowships to support student researchers, who may also be paid through faculty grants.
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  • Asst. Prof. Marianna Maiaru

    Engineering Profs’ Robotics and Composite Materials Research Win $1M in Funding

    Two researchers from the Department of Mechanical Engineering – Asst. Profs. Yan Gu and Marianna Maiaru – were recognized by the National Science Foundation and the U.S. Air Force, respectively, with faculty early career development grants totaling $1,015,000. The funding will help advance research on robot walking and the process modeling of composite materials.
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  • ETIC staff members Thomas Ferraguto, Jay Goodman and Patrick Casey outside the clean room

    Inside the Cleanest Room on Campus

    The Nanofabrication Laboratory clean room on North Campus, perhaps the safest place to be during the coronavirus pandemic, is one of 10 Core Research Facilities that have partially reopened to faculty, students and industry partners under careful safety protocols.
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  • UML Plastics Engineering Prof. Ramaswamy Nagarajan demonstrates a mask that was certified after being tested at the Fabric Discovery Center

    Fabric Discovery Center Aids Hospitals and Companies with PPE Testing

    Thanks to a state grant, the university’s Fabric Discovery Center acquired equipment to test PPE that could be used to prevent transmission of COVID-19. Now, staff are conducting PPE testing for the state emergency management agency, hospitals, and regional companies that are ramping up to manufacture high-quality masks and gowns. And that’s just the beginning.