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SMART Scholarship awardees

College of Engineering students selected for the SMART Scholarship receive full tuition, annual stipends, & guaranteed employment with the Department of Defense.

McKenzie Ferrari
Mckenzie Ferrari named a 2022 Goldwater Scholar

The physics major is the first UMassD recipient of the award established to support sophomore and junior-level students who show exceptional promise in becoming the nation's next-generation leaders.

Banafsheh Seyed Aghazadeh
Banafsheh Seyed-Aghazadeh garners $508K research award

The Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Program Award will provide Seyed-Aghazadeh with laboratory support for research in the area of aerodynamics and Fluid-Structure Interactions in flexible structures.

Hong Liu
National Science Foundation awards Professor Hong Liu $79K

In response to evolving cybersecurity challenges, Dr. Liu and collaborators will pilot a model for the co-creation of cross-disciplinary educational content to help prepare students for success in the workforce.

Ruolin Zhou
Office of Naval Research awards $299K to Ruolin Zhou for groundbreaking research project

Dr. Ruolin Zhou received the award for her project “An Adaptive Deep Learning-based Platform with FPGA Acceleration for Continuously Monitoring and Characterizing Operations and Promptly Reconfiguring SDR in Spectrum Contested Environments.”

Ruolin Zhou
National Science Foundation awards Ruolin Zhou

Dr. Ruolin Zhou, assistant professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, received a National Science Foundation award of $199,902 for her research project “ERI: An Adaptive Incremental Deep Learning Architecture for Real-Time Inference of RF Signals in Dynamic Spectrum Sharing Environments.”

ONR Grant Announcement
UMass Dartmouth receives $4.3M grant from the U.S. Navy for continued focus on marine technology development

The third award in as many years from the Office of Naval Research will further the University's research efforts in the blue economy and offshore wind sectors

Vijaya Chalivendra
Professor Vijaya Chalivendra awarded $430K by National Science Foundation

Dr. Chalivendra received the $430,631 award from the NSF's Division of Materials Research for his“REU site: Advanced Interdisciplinary Materials Research for Maritime Applications” project, which will host a summer cohort of community college students who will conduct cutting-edge research on advanced marine materials.

Abigail Keith lab working
Office of Naval Research awards Dr. John Buck $434K to create acoustic signal processing models

Project combines noninvasive brain imaging techniques, animal behavior experiments, & signal processing models to gain a better understanding of how animals use echolocation to gather information about their environment.

Society of Women Engineers
Society of Women Engineers partners with Acushnet Middle School

Society of Women Engineers introduces middle-grade students to the field of engineering and STEM career options.

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