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Charting the blue economy

Clean energy project earns UMassD student team “Best Poster” award in the Marine Energy Collegiate Competition.

College of Engineering capstone team
Innovating ways to power the blue economy

UMassD College of Engineering capstone student team wins “Best Build” & “Best Pitch” categories at the 2021 Marine Energy Collegiate Competition.

UMassD business and engineering students participate in the 2021 DataFest
Students take 1st place in DataFest

UMassD Big Data Club members win "Best data visualization" for the third consecutive year & become runners-up in the "Best Insight" category during the 2021 virtual DataFest.

Mechanical engineering student LeYi Chen
Leyi Chen: Women in Engineering scholarship recipient

Leyi Chen ’24 is the inaugural recipient of the 2020 Women in Defense Greater Boston Chapter/UMassD Scholarship for Women in Engineering.

Artificial intelligence
Engineering professors awarded $404K for artificial intelligence project

Assistant Professors Ming Shao & Jiawei Yuan have received a $404,620 National Science Foundation award for their research experiences undergraduate site, which will intertwine AI research with cybersecurity and systems engineering in a portfolio of synergistic projects.

startup weekend
Engineering students pitch winning ideas

UMassD's College of Engineering students win first- & second-place for presenting innovative sustainable energy pitches during Techstars' recent Startup Weekend.

Hua Fang
Professor receives patent for breakthrough invention

Associate Professor Hua Fang has received a patent for her "system and methods for trajectory pattern recognition" invention, which can help aid in clinical trials, policy implementation, consumer behavior, & business intelligence.

Assistant Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Dr. Arghavan Louhghalam receives NSF CAREER award

The National Science Foundation has awarded Dr. Louhghalam $524,940 to support research that will lead to significant reductions in economic loss and negative social impacts of natural hazards.

Black Hole rendering
Professor finds breakthrough in black hole research

Physics Professor Gaurav Khanna and his team continue to unravel the universe

Startup Weekend 2021
UMassD hosts virtual Startup Weekend

The 54-hour online event, which takes place February 19-21, is an engaging, risk‐free experience designed to help students across all disciplines get their startup ideas off the ground.

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