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ONR Grant Announcement
UMass Dartmouth receives $4.3M grant from the U.S. Navy for continued focus on marine technology development

The third award in as many years from the Office of Naval Research will further the University's research efforts in the blue economy and offshore wind sectors

SMAST 2022 IMS Symposium
SMAST to host research symposium on March 23

The annual Intercampus Marine Science Research symposium, hosted by the School for Marine Science & Technology, showcases research being conducted by students, faculty, and staff across all UMass campuses.

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

Portuguese Republic MOU Signing
UMass Dartmouth begins ocean science and technology partnership with Portuguese government

The international collaboration will promote educational, research, and economic opportunities

UMass Dartmouth's new biodegradability lab aims to ease the impact of plastics in the world's oceans and landfills

With funding from PrimaLoft and the MassTech Collaborative, researchers bring focus to sustainability

Image by Detmold, courtesy Pixabay
UMass Dartmouth & Massachusetts Maritime Academy establish accelerated pathway program

Integrated degree program enables Massachusetts Maritime Academy students to earn a bachelor’s degree & professional science master’s degree in less time.

Aubrey Church NBFC Then and Now panelist
Women in fisheries science

As part of their Women Work project, the New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center's "Then and Now" panel discussion features pioneering scientists & SMAST students who share their experiences as women in the field of fisheries science.

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.

Officials posing for group photo
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

Kid at aquarium - Photo courtesy of Pixabay
SMAST & New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center partner to educate local students

SMAST students volunteer their time to engage 4th-graders in marine science activities related to fisheries oceanography and climate science during the “Something Fishy Camp.”

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