Yuriy Brun, an associate professor in the College of Information and Computer Sciences, has been selected to receive the Most Influential Paper Award at the 15th International Symposium on Software Engineering for Adaptive and Self-Managing Systems (SEAMS 2020).
In a new paper, Thomas Russell and postdoctoral fellow Ganhua Xie, at UMass Amherst and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, report that they have used capillary forces to develop a simple method for producing self-assembling hanging droplets of an aqueous polymer solution from the surface of a second aqueous polymer solution in well-ordered arrays.
The Graduate Dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates. All exams will be held via videoconferencing. Contact the department for online meeting information.
The exams are scheduled as follows:
Yolanda Wiggins, Ph.D.,...
UMass President Marty Meehan and the chancellors of the UMass campuses in Amherst, Boston Dartmouth, and Lowell announced today that the university will adjust student room, board and parking fees following the closure of residence halls in response to the coronavirus threat.
Medical face masks, which have fallen into short supply during the Covid-19 pandemic, endangering both frontline health care workers and their patients, may be safely reused after sterilization, according to initial results from urgent research conducted this week by a UMass Amherst environmental health scientist.
Doctors and nurses in emergency departments at four academic centers and four community hospitals in the Northeast reported a wide range of emotions triggered by patients, hospital resources and societal factors, according to a qualitative study led by a UMass Amherst social psychologist.
UMass Amherst embarked this week on a complete transition to remote learning for the balance of the spring semester, as faculty and staff quickly adapted the curriculum and organized a dedicated suite of resources for online learning in response to the coronavirus pandemic.