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  • Genius Meets Grit

    This year, persistent UMass Amherst undergraduates adapted to COVID-19 restrictions as they engaged in substantial research, exercised their creativity, and elevated campus and the community. They... More

  • New Frontier

    UMass researchers unveil breakthrough electronics that mimic brain signals

    Only 10 years ago, scientists working on what they hoped would open a new frontier of neuromorphic computing could only dream of a device using miniature tools called memristors that would function/... More

  • Out of Thin Air

    UMass tech uses protein to create electricity from moisture in the air

    Scientists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have developed a device that uses a natural protein to create electricity from moisture in the air, a new technology they say could have... More

  • Revolutionary Science

    UMass physicist helps international team unravel the mysteries of our universe

    UMass Amherst particle physicist Stephane Willocq has been interested in big-picture science since he was a teenager. Curious about the laws of nature and how they impact what we know about our world... More

  • Climate Change Economics

    UMass expert examines energy policy in the face of climate change

    One of the most pressing economic decisions that must be considered regarding current energy portfolios is the cost of climate change. UMass Amherst professor Erin Baker, an expert in decision making... More