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Professor Tracie Ferreira
UMass Dartmouth awarded $1.49M from the National Science Foundation to develop leadership skills and engineering identity in graduate students

The award led by Dr. Tracie Ferreira will provide $900,000 in scholarships to prepare graduate students to excel as skilled leaders in entrepreneurship, technology, and innovation in an effort to build the South Coast’s blue economy.

Banafsheh Seyed Aghazadeh
Banafsheh Seyed-Aghazadeh receives National Science Foundation CAREER Award

Award supports Seyed-Aghazadeh’s research efforts in the area of fluid dynamics, shedding light on the fundamentals of fluid-structure-surface interactions in underwater flexible bodies, including near-surface arrays of energy harvesters and underwater soft robots.

Year in Review Top 2021
Year in Review: Top 21 stories of 2021

A return to campus brought UMass Dartmouth together to achieve new heights

UMassD students at Dell EMC
UMass Dartmouth & Dell Technologies continue partnership to diversify workforce

Since 2018, the "Changing the Face of Tech" partnership has provided 500+ STEM-related training & employment opportunities to UMassD students from historically underrepresented groups.

Jim LaCroix
UMass Dartmouth alum Jim LaCroix creates career opportunity for grad student

Brian Giordano expanded his software development skills via research assistantship opportunity at Huntington Ingalls Industries with the help of alum Jim LaCroix

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NASA awards Robert Fisher $550K research grant

Through supercomputer simulations of supernovae, Professor Fisher and colleagues will shed light on the origin of exploding stars.

FSI wind tunnel at College of Engineering
Engineering students win "Best Paper Award"

Student team garners award for blue economy project presented at the American Society of Engineering Education Northeast Section Conference.

Spring into climate science

Introduction to Climate course offers an in-depth look at the effects of climate change.

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UMass Dartmouth awarded nearly $1.2M for new Biodegradable Plastics Lab

Baker-Polito Administration awards $700k, PrimaLoft gives $450K in public-private investment to boost new marine tech research facility for the South Coast

Empowering women in science & engineering

Engineering students receive a $1,000 scholarship awarded by the College of Engineering & Women in Defense—Greater Boston Chapter along with a 5-year scholarship from Women Innovation to support their goal of pursuing a career in the US STEM workforce.

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