The STEM Diversity Institute at UMass Amherst was the host institution for an all-day symposium held on Friday, May 30th for members of the Northeastern Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate. For the past 15 years, UMass Amherst has lead the Alliance that also includes MIT, Boston University, Rutgers, Penn State and the Universities of Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont. These institutions partner with minority-serving institution members of NEAGEP: Bennett College, Lincoln University, Medgar Evers College, and the University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez.
On Wednesday, April 23rd, the STEM Diversity Institute hosted a “Women Celebrating Women” lunch to honor three outstanding women STEM members of faculty. The honorees were Aura Ganz, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, recent winner of the Outstanding Senior Faculty Award, Shelly Peyton, Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering, recent winner the 2014 Barbara H. and Joseph I. Goldstein Outstanding Junior Faculty Award, and Erin Baker, Associate Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, the first winner of the new annual Distinguished Graduate Mentor Award.
Events and Announcements
Daniel Acevedo-Cartagena's Dissertation Defense!
After years of diligent work, our very own Daniel Acevedo-Cartagena will be defending his dissertation!
Friday, May 19th! at 3:00pm in the Conte Polymer Building Room A110/A111
His dissertation is titled
"Solution-based Assembly of Conjugated Polymers into Nanofibers for Organic Electronics"
Show your support and stay for the congratulations!
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