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  • 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

  • Unconventional Thinkers

    UMass undergraduates transcend traditional approaches to research and scholarship

    A revolutionary spirit runs through our veins at UMass Amherst. It inspires us to think in new ways and to challenge convention. This semester we celebrate eight students with the Rising Researcher... 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

  • Be Revolutionary

    UMass students take a bold approach to research and scholarship

    UMass Amherst continues to attract truly remarkable students. The campus’s varied opportunities allow students to challenge convention, think in new ways, and create change instead of waiting for it... More

  • Clean. Safe. Water.

    UMass startup brings revolutionary water technology to market

    Early on in her academic career, as an undergraduate studying environmental policy at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, UMass Amherst doctoral candidate Julie Bliss Mullen was interested in water. She... More