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Rao’s new project is part of her overall research to develop neuroengineering techniques to study the nervous system and neurological and psychiatric disorders.
Jessica Schiffman Receives NSF Grant for the Sustainable Manufacture of Polymer Membranes for Water Purification
Schiffman will use NSF grant funds to produce polymer membranes through a sustainable manufacturing process that for the first time is free from toxic solvents.
A cross-campus effort by faculty at UMass Amherst and UMass Boston has been funded by a $499,972 Sloan Foundation grant.