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UMass Boston Professor Uses NSF Grants to Spark Science Interest in Elementary, High Schools

Colleen Locke | October 24, 2017

Second-year professor Tej Delvi and her co-principal investigators applied for and received three different National Science Foundation grants centered on helping teachers teach science.

UMass Boston Engineer Part of Zika Test Breakthrough

Colleen Locke | October 19, 2017

Associate Professor of Engineering Kimberly Hamad-Schifferli has helped develop a paper-based test that can diagnose a Zika or dengue fever infection within 15 minutes.

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.

Grant to Put UMass Boston Engineers at Forefront of Computing Technology

Colleen Locke | September 14, 2017

UMass Boston received a $100,000 grant from UMass President Marty Meehan’s office and the Science and Technology Initiatives Fund to upgrade UMass Boston’s nanofabrication facility and position the school as a research leader in this emerging field.

UMass Boston Professor Will Use the Sky as Her Lab During Solar Eclipse

Nahalia Carless, Communications Correspondent | August 16, 2017

Kiersten Kerby-Patel, assistant professor of engineering, is leading a first-of-its-kind citizen science project.

CSM Showcase Affirms UMass Boston’s Status as Research Hub

Zach Herman | June 05, 2017

More than 250 students collaborating on 90-plus research projects participated in the College of Science and Mathematics' third annual showcase.

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.

Nanoparticle Researcher Earns Foresight Fellowship

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | March 22, 2017

Kimberly Hamad-Schifferli’s nanoparticle research will create new methods of testing for disease and delivering cancer therapies.

Professor Matthew Bell Receives NSF Grant

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | August 15, 2016

Matthew Bell will further his research into quantum limited amplifiers.

UMass Boston Faculty Earn Grant for Optical Computing Research

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | June 28, 2016

A team of engineers from UMass Boston $25,000 Science and Technology Initiative Grant.