Crystal Schaaf, a professor of remote sensing in UMass Boston’s School for the Environment, will once again serve a 5-year term as a Landsat Science Team Member, providing technical and scientific input to NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey.
Located at 150 Mount Vernon Street in Dorchester, the Tiradentes Institute at the University of Massachusetts Boston will be focused on Brazilian studies and will include student and faculty exchanges.
Today, Assistant Professor of Biology Jarrett Byrnes and his colleagues are launching a new, improved NASA-funded Floating Forests website which will give citizen scientists the chance to help explore more of the world’s kelp forests from their desktops or phones.
UMass Boston Professor of Political Science and Institute for Asian American Studies Director Paul Watanabe has been awarded the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon, by the Japanese government.
In Leading for Change in Early Care and Education: Cultivating Leadership From Within, Anne L. Douglass builds a theory and a practice of entrepreneurial leadership for early care and education.
Amy Cook, assistant professor of counseling and school psychology in the College of Education and Human Development, has been recognized by the International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE).
School for the Environment professors Ellen Douglas and Paul Kirshen and their research team were one of 18 groups nationwide to receive the Federal Highway Administration’s 2017 Environmental Excellence Award, for the Boston Harbor Flood Risk Model.
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.
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.
The Massachusetts Association of School Committees will present Associate Professor of Political Science Maurice Cunningham with its 2017 Distinguished Public Service Award at the group’s annual convention next month.