UMass Public Engagement Project (PEP) Chooses CEE’s Song Gao and MIE’s Shannon Roberts as PEP Fellows
As PEP Fellows, Gao will help stakeholders to understand ride-sharing decision-making, and Roberts will communicate her recent research on automated trucking.
Disadvantaged Communities in Massachusetts Twice as Likely to Have Poor Roads—and Pay the Cost in Gas
New research quantifies how the impact of poorly maintained roads disproportionately impacts residents across the state.
UMass Amherst to Launch $11.9 Million Academic Center for Reliability and Resilience of Offshore Wind with Funding from DOE, Mass CEC, Maryland Energy Administration and Others
The five-year effort led by UMass will advance offshore wind energy designed to be reliable, resilient and equitable.
UMass Amherst study used data collected from 9,300 miles of road.
The paper explains river-volume estimates and expected accuracy of NASA’s SWOT satellite mission, thus promoting likely global-scale advances in hydrology.
The “GlowSafely” device, using motion-sensor technology and LED lights, enables drivers to spot cyclists and pedestrians in dark crosswalks and bike lanes.
Among other purposes, one main goal of Eisenhower Transportation Graduate Fellowships is to attract the nation's brightest minds to the field of transportation.
Chang’s paper describes groundbreaking research to reveal the mechanisms of “fast” and “slow” earthquakes and predict their impact.
Unsafe Lead Levels in School Drinking Water: New UMass Amherst Study Identifies Building Risk Factors
Half of faucets in Massachusetts schools built in the 1960s and 70s could be a source of elevated lead levels; research helps identify facilities at risk.
The AGU hydrology section selected Gleason in recognition of his outstanding contributions to global remote sensing, hydrology theory, and practice.