Associate professor Alejandro L. Briseño, polymer science and engineering, has been selected to receive the 2017 Arthur C. Cope Scholar Award by the American Chemical Society (ACS), an honor that recognizes and encourages “excellence in organic chemistry.”
AMHERST, Mass. – The state Department of Energy Resources will provide $500,000 through its Leading by Example (LBE) program for a 4.5 megawatt solar array at two parking lots at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
AMHERST, Mass. – The University of Massachusetts Amherst has embarked on a major solar energy initiative that will cut its electric bills by $6.2 million over 20 years and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by the equivalent of 31,000 non-metric tons of carbon dioxide.
AMHERST, Mass. – Wildlife ecologist Curt Griffin at the University of Massachusetts Amherst has been awarded a three-year, $469,513 grant from the Northeast Climate Science Center (NECSC) to study the mechanisms by which species respond to climate change.
AMHERST, Mass. – Scientists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst report in the current issue of Small that they have genetically designed a new strain of bacteria that spins out extremely thin and highly conductive wires made up solely of non-toxic, natural amino acids.