Innovation and Entrepreneurship

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  • Work As Play

    Curiosity drives distinguished scientist’s pursuit of network innovation

    Is there a better mousetrap? Donald Towsley, Distinguished University Professor in the College of Information and Computer Sciences, thinks so. His curiosity about life and his open, often playful... More

  • Light Me Up!

    Technology for off-the-shelf power generating clothes is here

    A lightweight, comfortable jacket that can generate the power to light up a jogger at night may sound futuristic, but UMass Amherst materials scientist Trisha Andrew could make one today. She and... More

  • A Bright Future

    Undergraduates receive Rising Researcher award

    UMass Amherst provides undergraduate students with many opportunities to conduct research with impact. Six seniors whose research accomplishments are inspiring and notable were honored this spring... More

  • Digital Life

    Creating 3D models of all living creatures

    Biologist Duncan Irschick created the Beastcam Array, a rapid-capture, field portable tabletop system for making high-resolution, full-color 3D models of living organisms. He and his research team... More