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.
UMass Amherst selects College of Engineering students Lauren Brown, Lauren Kelly, and Tergel Molom-Ochir for the fall 2022 class of Rising Researchers.
The teams will receive seed grants and abundant logistical aid from the ADVANCE program to help them apply for external support based on their funded research.
Yu Chen’s NIH Grant Supports New Method That Will Accurately Predetermine the Viability of Donor Kidneys
Chen’s research aims to slash the number of deaths from lack of viable kidney transplant matches and to drive down the number of failed kidney transplants.
Huber and Kim Receive Pilot Project from Stanford Restore Center to Build a Real-world, Motion-capture System Using a Mobile Robot
The “Mini-Cheetah” robot provides an important step for boosting gait rehabilitation and upgrading walking after a neurological or musculoskeletal injury.
Yu Chen is working with a $200,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to partner with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to improve pulse oximeters.
Wang’s winning poster uses wind energy as a test case and socioeconomic model to increase the forecasting accuracy for emerging renewable technologies.
Wei Fan Works on Research Team Developing Pioneering Catalysts for Producing Carbon-neutral Biofuels
The research of Fan and colleagues on how zeolite crystals form “is critical for learning how to make the materials of the future for combating climate change.”
UMass-led FlyNet was recently highlighted by the Renaissance Computing Institute.
Yu Chen of the Biomedical Engineering (BME) Department is a member of two research teams that each received a $50,000 pilot grant from the UMCCTS.
Blair Perot has been awarded a U.S. Patent for the trailblazing concept of a “Wind Turbine Airfoil Structure for Increasing Wind Farm Efficiency."