Research that could result in substantial fuel savings for ships and submarines has garnered $300,000 over three years for University of Massachusetts Amherst engineer Jonathan Rothstein. The Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award will support Rothstein’s investigations of drag and how to reduce it.
AMHERST, Mass. – David M. Mednicoff, assistant professor in the Center for Public Policy and Administration and the department of legal studies at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, will spend the academic year of 2006-07 in Doha, Qatar thanks to a research and teaching grant from the Fulbright Scholars program.
AMHERST, Mass. – An interdisciplinary team of graduate students at the University of Massachusetts Amherst has won $45,000 for their proposal for a new company that would develop drug delivery platforms for targeting cancer and making chemotherapy more effective.
AMHERST, Mass. – The University of Massachusetts Amherst has been awarded a $47,000 planning grant by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation of New York to create an innovative, institution-wide mentoring initiative that will support new and underrepresented faculty in the humanities, fine arts, and social and behavioral sciences.
AMHERST, Mass. – University of Massachusetts Amherst biologist Sandra Petersen has received nearly $2 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to continue two areas of research: investigating the hormones involved in inducing ovulation and research into the genes in the developing brain that are regulated by both sex hormones and the environmental contaminant dioxin.
AMHERST, Mass. – A team of scientists led by Joseph Elkinton of the University of Massachusetts Amherst will release a few hundred parasitic flies at the iron rail property in Wenham on Monday, May 15 at 1:30 p.m.
AMHERST, Mass. – Three faculty members and two graduate students at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have been selected for the Distinguished Teaching Award, the campus’s highest honor for excellence in the classroom.