The UMass Dartmouth Chapter of Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society, will celebrate its 22nd annual Research Exhibit, April 20-21 at the University's Claire T. Carney Library Living Room. Close to 100 poster exhibitions will be on display demonstrating the intellectual prowess and research of UMass Dartmouth undergraduate and graduate students.
Students will engage with professors and fellow researchers in the Living Room April 20, 3-5 p.m. and April 21, 10 a.m.-noon. UMass Dartmouth Assistant Professor of Biology Dr. Vanni Bucci will offer the keynote address at the Sigma Xi Exhibit, April 20, at 5:15 p.m., at the Claire T. Carney Stoico/FIRSTFED Charitable Foundation Grand Reading Room. Dr. Bucci’s expertise is in mathematical modeling, computational biology, genomics, microbiology, and statistics. Since joining the UMass Dartmouth faculty, he has published five peer-reviewed articles and received major grants from the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation.
Sigma Xi is a national research honor society that enhances the health of the research enterprise, fosters integrity in science and engineering, and promotes the public's understanding of science for the purpose of improving the human condition.
UMass Dartmouth was elevated to Doctoral University – Higher Research Activity by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education following the release of its final 2015 classification in February. UMass Dartmouth is the only Bay State research university located south of Boston.