College Announces 2023 Outstanding Alumni
The College is proud to announce the recipients of its 2023 Outstanding Alumni Awards, including five Distinguished Alumni and five Outstanding Young Alumni.
MIE’s Shannon Roberts Works on UMass Research Team That Receives New Seed Grant
The study will investigate the transportation needs of pregnant Black women and the factors contributing to racial disparities in maternal healthcare outcomes.
MIT Awards MIE Researchers Dana Parsons and Jonisha Aubain a Prestigious STREAM Grant
STREAM grants support one-year projects that align with coastal and ocean-related program priorities and engage local communities and partners in new ways.
Nine Women Faculty Members in MIE Collaborate on a “Relay Race to Mentorship”
A UMass Mutual Mentoring Grant funds their efforts to build a peer-support network, research partnerships, and a feeling of belonging among MIE female faculty.
Three CoE Graduate Students Create Insightful Video Detailing the Challenges of “Womanhood in Engineering”
Their video highlights what it means to be a woman in a male-dominated field in which they face resource gaps, isolation, and many other hindrances to success.
Three CoE Graduate Students Receive Lifesavers Traffic Safety Scholarships
The Traffic Safety Scholars Program gives college students the opportunity to attend the largest gathering of traffic-safety professionals in the United States.
Five College of Engineering Researchers Win Kudos in Health Tech Challenge
The prize-winners are launching startup companies with pioneering health technologies triggered by avant-garde research at UMass Amherst.
PIT Initiative Supports Trucking Research by MIE’s Shannon Roberts and Sociology Colleague Laurel Smith-Doerr
Roberts and team leader Smith-Doerr are developing a PIT project with many implications for gender and race diversity in the future of the trucking industry.
IEEE Raises MIE’s Xian Du to the Status of Senior Membership
Senior Membership in the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers is an honor bestowed on those who’ve made significant impacts on their profession.
Evbarunegbe and Olisedeme-Akpu Win Prestigious Scholarships from the National Society of Black Engineers
The scholarships support NSBE’s mission to increase the number of culturally responsible Black engineers who excel academically, professionally, and beyond.
Muge Capan and Colleagues Chosen for the 2023 Cohort of PIT Fellows
Capan’s project studies perinatal healthcare disparities, largely caused by socioeconomic conditions, via health systems engineering and information technology.