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  • Next Generation

    Undergraduate researchers take on the challenges of wind energy

    The 13-year delay in the proposed Cape Wind project in Massachusetts reveals the critical need for an integrated approach to offshore wind energy development that works mutually toward an efficient,... More

  • Advanced Design

    Researchers develop 3D printing capabilities to improve health and treat disease

    A team of UMass Amherst researchers led by professor Sundar Krishnamurty are testing newly acquired high-end 3D printers as part of an advanced design and fabrication (ADDFab) effort aimed at... More

  • A Bright Future

    Patrick Administration designates UMass Amherst Energy Extension Hub

    As one of the earliest land grant universites, UMass Amherst has been applying campus expertise to societal problems for more than 150 years. At first it focused on agricultural technologies, but now... More

  • Bio-Inspired

    Blades of grass inspire advances in organic solar cells

    Using a bio-mimicking analog of one of nature’s most efficient light-harvesting structures, blades of grass, an international research team led by Alejandro Briseno of the University of Massachusetts... More