A new grant program has been created to bolster research activity by providing support for high-profile campus events, such as conferences and professional meetings, which build working ties among academic researchers, industry, government and the public.
Mark Corner, assistant professor of Computer Science, has received a five-year, $400,000 grant from the National Science Foundation’s Career Development (CAREER) program to study data and power management in mobile computing devices.
Phil Bevilacqua of Pennsylvania State University will speak on "extending the Functional Diversity of RNA by Physical Chemistry" on Wednesday, March 9 at noon in the 8th floor seminar room of the Lazare Medical Research Building at the Medical School in Worcester.
Vojo Deretic, professor in the department of molecular genetics and microbiology at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, will discuss "Autophagy - an innate immunity defense mechanism" on Friday, March 11 at 12:15 p.m. in Goff S2-309C of the Medical School in Worcester.
MIT professor J. Kim Vandiver will speak on "High-Speed Schlieren Photography of Ice Cubes, Soap Bubbles, Candle Flames, and Shock Waves" at a Physics Department colloquium on Wednesday, March 9 at 4 p.m. in 124 Hasbrouck.