Agha Iqbal Ali, Karen and Chuck Peters Family Endowed Professor in the Isenberg School of Management, was awarded the 2018 Goodeve Medal by the Operational Research (OR) Society at the Royal Society in London recently.
The Armstrong Fund for Science at UMass Amherst has announced its award for 2019 with a $40,000 grant to an interdisciplinary team that is developing battery-less wearable sensors powered through human skin.
The campus’s Institute of Diversity Sciences (IDS) recently awarded three multi-disciplinary research teams that include faculty and graduate students from four schools and colleges, six departments and the UMass Medical School at Baystate.
Volunteers sifted through more than 1,000 pounds of trash that had recently been produced in the surrounding student residences on Monday in the heavily traveled Southwest Concourse to raise awareness about what can be recycled or composted.
Amazon has made the decision to close its Pick Up Point located in the Campus Center on May 15. Students, staff and faculty can continue to order materials from Amazon that will be delivered to an address of choice, including campus buildings and residence halls.
Sankaran “Thai” Thayumanavan, professor of chemistry at UMass Amherst, has been chosen to receive the campus’s 2019 Mahoney Life Sciences Prize for his paper, “Shrink-wrapped Proteins as Next Generation Biologics.”
For the third time in the last four years, UMass Amherst is the third leading institutional producer of National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship recipients among Massachusetts colleges and universities.