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Makerspace Brings 3D Printing to UMass Boston

Nahalia Carless, Communications Correspondent | October 06, 2017

IT, School for the Environment, computer scientists, and engineers team up to make the cutting-edge technology available to students, faculty, and staff.

Faculty Research Celebration Highlights Mentorship On Campus

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | May 04, 2017

On May 2, Chancellor J. Keith Motley and the Friends of the Library hosted the annual Faculty Research Celebration in the Integrated Sciences Complex.

Computer Science Students to Represent UMass Boston in Supercomputing Competition

Colleen Locke | November 09, 2016

Two UMass Boston undergraduate computer science students are part of a team that’s going to Salt Lake City this weekend to compete in the prestigious Student Cluster Competition.

New Mathematical Models Show that Networks Promote Cooperation

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | March 10, 2016

Research has implications for how cells, humans cooperate in groups

UMass Boston’s CyberWarriors Win Qualifying Round of Cyber Defense Competition

Colleen Locke | February 24, 2016

For the first time, computer science students from UMass Boston have placed first in the qualifying round of the Northeast Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition, besting 14 other teams, including teams from cybersecurity powerhouses like Northeastern University and Rochester Institute of Technology.

Engineering Professor Earns DARPA Award to Investigate Low-Profile Antennas

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | December 28, 2015

Profesor KC Kerby-Patel was awarded the 2015 Young Faculty Award (YFA) from DARPA.

UMass Boston Research Professor Honored by National Academy of Inventors

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | December 18, 2015

Richard Soref is a pioneer in photonics technology.

Biology 365 Microbial Genomics Laboratory Conducts Research on Enterococcus

Velina Batchvarov | December 17, 2015

15 senior biology students have been spending their Wednesday afternoons at the new Sandbox Laboratory working with bacteria.

UMass Boston Scientist Studies Bacteria that Rehabilitate the Cape Cod Coast

Anna Pinkert | September 04, 2015

UMass Boston scientist imagines a future in which we will be able to prescribe “a probiotic for the environment” to help restore coastal waters.

School for the Environment Professor Appointed Editor-in-Chief of Scientific Journal

Anna Pinkert | September 03, 2015

Professor Crystal Schaaf of the School for the Environment has been appointed editor in chief of Remote Sensing of Environment.