Yuri Piro, Adria Kajenski, Andrew Luce, Chris Areias and Emily Lamport attended 55th International Symposium on Microelectronics (iMAPS) in Boston
From Left to Right: Yuri Piro, Adria Kajenski, Prof. Alkim Akyurtlu, Andrew Luce, Chris Areias, and Emily Lamport
  • Prof. Alkim Akyurtlu and her graduate students (Yuri Piro, Adria Kajenski, Andrew Luce, Chris Areias and Emily Lamport) attended 55th International Symposium on Microelectronics (iMAPS) in Boston. Emily Lamport (Electrical Engineering PhD student), Adria Kajenski (Electrical Engineering PhD student), Chris Areias (Electrical Engineering PhD student) and Yuri Piro ( Chemistry PhD student) presented at the conference. 
  • Third year Ph.D. student, Yuri Piro, presented his finding at the Nano Dimension Additively Manufactured Electronics (AME) Conference, Boston, Mass., July 29, 2022, and was interviewed by TechBlick on the UV dielectric ink he discussed in this presentation. You can read the TechBlick Interview on the UV dielectric ink on LinkedIn.
  • Second year Ph.D. students, Christopher Aerias, Adria Kajenski, and Emily Lamport presented their research at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Antennas and Propagation conference in Denver, Colo., July 11-15, 2022.
  • Third year Ph.D. student Yuri Piro presented his work on Ultra-Violet (UV) curable gasket inks at the Electronic Materials Conference, MRS, Columbus, Ohio, June 29-July 1, 2022.
  • First year Ph.D. student, Jotham Kasule, presented his work at the 2022 IEEE Electronic Components and Technology, San Diego, Calif., May, 2022.
  • Third year Ph.D. student Yuri Piro presented at the MITRE Workshop on Additive Manufacturing for Antennas and Electromagnetics Structures as an invited speaker, McLean, Va., May 10-11, 2022.
  • We welcomed new undergraduate research students: Michael Mogan (Chemistry), and Sean Morissey (Electrical and Computer Engineering).
  • The Printed Electronics Research Collaborative (PERC) Symposium was held in the SAAB Emerging Technologies and Innovation Center (ETIC)TIC building atrium at UMass Lowell on May 17, 2022. Over 70 attendees from 15+ industry and government partners participated in discussions on the challenges and future of additive manufacturing and printed electronics. The Raytheon UMass Lowell Research Institute (RURI) / PERC graduate students also had an opportunity to interact with the industry partners via a poster session.

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On January 13, 2015 Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker announced a $4 million dollar grant from the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative (“MassTech”) to UMass Lowell to support development of a printed and flexible electronics industry cluster, an emerging field that has the potential to become a $76 billion global market in the next decade.

  • What PERC means to the university... UMass Lowell Vice Provost for Research Julie Chen - PERC Announcement (1:15)

Vice Provost of Research & PERC Director Discuss PERC In Radio Interview