Tilman Wolf, assistant professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has received a five-year, $400,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program.
Phillip R. Westmoreland, professor and head of the Chemical Engineering
Department, has been chosen to chair of the the executive board of the National Program Committee of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE).
Brian Burrell, a lecturer in the Mathematics and Statistics Department, will read from his new book, “Postcards from the Brain Museum,” on Wednesday, Feb. 9, at 7 p.m. at the Odyssey Bookshop in South Hadley.
As the campus continues preparations for a major fund-raising campaign, University Advancement has filled three key posts. The new staff are Toivo Tammerk, assistant vice chancellor for Development; Ken Schexnayder, director of Advancement Communications and Campaign Public Relations; and Jennifer Farner, campaign coordinator.
Loretta Yarlow, former director of exhibitions at Pratt Institute in New York City, is the new director of the University Gallery. She replaces Betsy Siersma, who retired, and is the fourth director of the campus’s largest gallery.
Professor Christopher V. Hollot of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department (ECE), has been recognized as a fellow of the Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE), an honor afforded to only 2 percent of the organization’s 360,000 members worldwide. Hollot’s fellow citation reads: “for contributions to robust control, reset control and Internet congestion control.”
Residential Life is again using a centralized check-in system that employs reservation times for arriving students moving into campus housing, according to Sarah Rastallis, Residence Hall Services manager.
The reservation system is a key component of move-in because it staggers arrivals to campus...
Professor Daniel Gordon of the history department has been reappointed interim dean of Commonwealth Honors College, effective Sept. 1, according to Provost James V. Staros.
Gordon became interim dean last year after the death of dean Priscilla Clarkson, just days before the opening of the...
The Faculty Senate has scheduled nine meetings for the 2014-15 academic year. All meetings take place in 227 Herter all at 3:30 p.m. Fall semester meetings are slated for Sept. 11, Oct. 9, Nov. 13 and Dec. 11.
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows:
Elva Orozco-Mendoza, Ph.D., Political Science. Monday, September 8, 9 a.m...
In concert with the Town of Amherst, the university is continuing to limit campus-sponsored nighttime outdoor events on playing fields and grassy areas as a precautionary measure against mosquito-borne illnesses such as Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE). Amherst is considered a moderate-risk community for EEE by the state Department of Public Health.