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A snapshot of the eye drop simulation by a UMassD EAS-CSE graduate student, Cory Hoi.
NSF awards Alfa Heryudono & Mehdi Raessi $200K

Associate Professor of Mathematics Dr. Heryudono & Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering Dr. Raessi will collaborate on a project to develop fast and accurate methods to numerically simulate the deposition of eye drops on biomimetic 3D models of human eye.

Image of merging black holes courtesy of LIGO
Gaurav Khanna awarded $75K for black hole research

Dr. Khanna’s research sheds light on many different aspects of black hole physics.

Yanlai Chen
NSF awards $650,000 grant to Associate Professor Yanlai Chen and colleagues to support and prepare students for STEM workforce

ACCOMPLISH grant will provide financial support and mentoring for low-income students over five years while emphasizing authentic computer-aided problem solving in core STEM courses

Cod captured with underwater video tech
Researchers featured in National Geographic series

Researchers at the School for Marine Science & Technology document their journey at sea in the National Geographic’s “A Gathering Storm” series, which airs this Saturday, August 29.

Mechanical Engineering Professor Dr. Vijaya Chalivendra and students in his lab
Dr. Vijaya Chalivendra named ASME Fellow

Dr. Chalivendra has been elected fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineering for his expertise, significant achievements, and distinctive contributions spanning more than a decade.

Professor Maolin Guo standing at lectern
Biochemistry professor receives funding to research rare neurodevelopmental condition

Professor Maolin Guo (Chemistry & Biochemistry) received a $150,000 grant from the Orphan Disease Center and Loulou Foundation to study CDKL5 disorder

Professor Cheng Wang
Mathematics professor receives NSF grant to create algorithms that break down the dynamics in physics, engineering, and biological sciences

Professor Cheng Wang will administer $150,000 of the grant to study highly efficient, structure-preserving numerical schemes for nonlinear gradient equations with singular energy potentials

Mike Coute, MS student at SMAST, with tautog
Marine science student awarded $14K

Michael Coute garners a $14,536 research grant from the Northeast SARE for his project focusing on the tautog species and sustainable seafood efforts.

Flying drone photo, courtesy of Pixaby
Jiawei Yuan receives $150K NSF award

Dr. Yuan, assistant professor of Computer & Information Science, will lead a three-year project aimed at building awareness and competence to respond to a dynamic and rapidly developing array of cyber threats.

Prinkle Sharma and Vidhyashree Nagaraju, College of Engineering alums awarded tenure-track faculty positions at prestigious universities
Engineering graduates accept tenure track faculty appointments

Prinkle Sharma and Vidhyashree Nagaraju, who completed their PhDs in Computer Engineering, have accepted tenure track faculty appointments at nationally ranked universities.

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