Learn how to get out of the lab and into the market by attending the I-Corps @ UMass Kick-off on Monday, Dec. 17 at 4 p.m. in A110/111 Conte Polymer Research Center.
I-Corps @ UMass is the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Innovation Corps Site on campus. NSF funds I-Corps sites to nurture...
Eight students from across campus have received the UMass Amherst Rising Researcher Award in recognition of their demonstrated leadership and impact in their chosen field of study.
Learn more about these Rising Researchers here.
Katherine Boyer, associate professor of kinesiology, and assistant professor Sunghoon “Ivan” Lee of the College of Information and Computing Sciences recently received a National Institutes of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering Trailblazer Award to support their collaboration in...
A team of three researchers at UMass Amherst recently was awarded a three-year grant from a new National Science Foundation program to pursue an unusual intersection of their disciplines, which aims to grow an entirely new field, “touch-based bacterial communication” on their campus and beyond.
Researchers in the kinesiology department are seeking both young and older volunteers for a study investigating age-related differences in muscle fatigue.
be 23-40 or 65-80 years old
have no diagnosed diseases
be a non-smoker
not be pregnant
Computer science researchers Andrew McCallum and Akshay Krishnamurthy have received a four-year, $1.1 million grant from the National Science Foundationto study new ways to use machine learning and algorithms for automatically grouping massive numbers of objects based on similarities, also known as...
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the world’s largest professional organization for the advancement of technology, has elevated computer science professor Ramesh Sitaraman to the honorary position of fellow for his “contributions to content delivery, internet...
The vast majority of speech perception research has focused on how we recognize what the speaker saysthrough listening only, and has failed to capture the value of speaking face-to-face, says speech perception expert Alexandra Jesse at UMass Amherst.
As meteorological winter begins this week, climate scientists at UMass Amherst observe that the fall season just ended – September through November – was the wettest fall ever recorded at the Blue Hill Observatory in Milton, the second wettest in Worcester and Providence, Rhode Island and the fourth wettest in Boston, according to National Weather Service observations.
A team of economists from the UMass Amherst Political Economy Research Institute (PERI) has found that the Medicare for All Act of 2017, introduced to the United States Senate by Senator Bernie Sanders, is not only economically viable, but could actually reduce health consumption expenditures by about 9.6 percent while also providing decent health care coverage for all Americans.