- The 2023 Printed Electronics Research Collaborative (PERC) Symposium was held in the Saab Emerging Technologies and Innovation Center (ETIC) Atrium at UMass Lowell on May 16. The meeting, open to members only, focused on Massachusetts Technology Collaborative (MTC) strategies associated with the Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors and Science Act of 2022 (CHIPS Act), future research opportunities for Additive Manufacturing (AM) and Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHEs), and gaps in standards and methods associated with printed electronics. The meeting ending with a networking session for PERC members and graduate students working at the Raytheon - University Research Institute (RURI) / PERC.
- U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren visited UMass Lowell’s Saab Emerging Technologies and Innovation Center to meet with local technology leaders on improving scientific investment in the state on Friday. Read more in the Lowell Sun: UMass Lowell students will 'change the world': Elizabeth Warren champions tech investment during campus visit.
- Yuri Piro successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation in Polymer Science.