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Dr. Lauran Brewster on a boat with wind turbines in the background
New Assistant Professor Lauran Brewster starts research lab at UMassD-SMAST

The newly established Brewster Lab will focus on the effects of climate change and human activity on fishes

Scallops
SMAST faculty receive $4.9 million through sea scallop research program

Scallop research set-aside programs support research while promoting collaboration between scientists and fishermen

Aerial view of UMass Dartmouth's main quad.
UMass Dartmouth is trending up

Highlights of an extraordinary academic year

Assistant Teaching Professor of Public Policy Kathryn Wassel
Kathryn Wassel receives $270,000 grant for climate pollution reduction planning

Grant aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in RI and the MA SouthCoast

PhD student David Anchieta in Sydney, Australia
Electrical engineering PhD student wins Best Paper Award from Acoustical Society of America

David Campos Anchieta recently received the award for a paper he presented at the ASA meeting in Sydney, Australia

Civil and Environmental Engineering Assistant Professor Nefeli Bompoti
Assistant Professor Nefeli Bompoti wins $1M in federal grants in first year at UMassD

The civil and environmental engineering faculty member recently received her second $500K award from the Environmental Protection Agency.

Naomi Mwangi '25 pictured in the Grove
Psychology student wins spot in NSF's REU program

Naomi Mwangi will study Mind, Brain, Body, and Behavior at Emory University in Atlanta

Credit: LISA mission
NASA, ESA move forward on science supported by UMass Dartmouth faculty

UMassD faculty and students play prominent role in probing the history of the universe

Alyssa Giordano, a 2021 biology graduate.
Biology alumna and associate professor win Journal of Zoology's "Paper of the Year"

Paper explores ecological consequences of chronic road noise near predatory environments

Professor Hangjian Ling portrait
Hangjian Ling receives NSF CAREER award

The $505K award provides funding for research and student training in hydrodynamics and marine technology.

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