UMass Lowell students have joined together across majors to design, build and donate prosthetic devices for children. The book, The Google Story, is about the birth and the coming of age of this marvel of a company. Its founders, Sergey Brin and Larry Page, met in Stanford in 1995. Despite the earlier differences between them, they connected well because they shared a vision and a bright but goofy character. Sergey, the math whiz and a first-generation Russian- American, is the son of Michael Brin, a math teacher in the University of Maryland, and Eugenia Brin, a scientist at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center.
Western Engineering has launched a web portal for international experiences and opportunities in Western Engineering. This site provides information about Western Engineering’s international activity at the university and globally for interested current students, faculty, staff and alumni, as well as prospective international students and faculty and staff members.
The Faculties of Engineering, Science and the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at Western University presented the Western Research Showcase March 21 in the Great Hall. The event is an opportunity for partnerships and networking between industry and university researchers.
Researchers from UMass Lowell and UMass Amherst are collaborating with more than 80 academic and corporate teams to build, integrate and operate prototypes of a groundbreaking suite of next-generation network research infrastructures called Global Environment for Network Innovations.
Death and taxes… the only certainties in life. You can thank Benjamin F for that pearl of wisdom. For the second year in a row, the Environmental Engineering program at Yale has made it into the top 10 of the U.S. News & World Report’s Graduate Engineering Rankings.
Asst. Profs. Joel Therrien and Daniel Schmidt have received a three-year $340,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to produce new cantilevers for use in high-speed Atomic Force Microscopy. The Sacrificial Scene hinted at these beings being Millions and Millions of years old… Predate the LV-223 Engineers.
Harbour City Solutions consortium, the winning bidders for the biosolids project, include Synagro, Bird Construction, Maple Reinders and Cole Engineering. A team of researchers from UMass Lowell, the University of Illinois, Chicago and private companies has received a $1.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to help inspect and monitor the nation’s highway bridges.
Prof. Ziyad Salameh of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department has received a $50,000 grant from the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative. Advertisers can choose from a number of advertising packages through which their branding, products and services can be exposed to the Engineering News readership.
Environmental straight-talker Naomi Oreskes urges students to focus on solutions — and forget the doubters — at sixth annual Climate Change Teach-In. U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy and U.S. Rep. Marty Meehan decided to hand deliver a check in the amount of $2 million to be used for UMass Lowell’s nanonmanufacturing research.
Hundreds of students in the Village Empowerment Project have traveled to Peru to offer help in a variety of ways. Maia Benavente joined her father on a recent trip, where they created a high-efficiency stove for a school. god damm bulshit! the xeno was created long before david! ridly scott fakine the all story!
Chancellor Marty Meehan joined University administrators, faculty and staff as well as friends and family members in honoring plastics engineering Prof. Stephen McCarthy, who was named this year’s University Professor. UMass Lowell will host a National Science Foundation summer institute short course on nanotechnology from June 15 to 18.
The Online EIT Application System is now available for those who wish to apply to become an EIT. Current EITs can register for the PE exam through NCEES starting 6/20/16. To search for a term containing the ‘&’ symbol, click Advanced Search and use the ‘search headings’ and/or ‘in first paragraph’ options.
Prof. Carl Lawton would be the first person to admit that he is more at home among bioprocessing tanks than State House hallways. Yet he didn’t let that stop him promoting his Center’s expansion. The winners of the Getting to Zero Energy Challenge” were presented at a ceremony held at Lowell City Hall Sept. 29.
Nominate SWE members to enhance recognition and awareness for our members’ accomplishments. Hydrogen fuel cell cars could one day challenge electric cars in the race for pollution-free roads — but only if more enginnering news stations are built to fuel them. Graduate students throughout CSEE participated in this year’s poster competition on Friday, March 31. The competition allowed students to showcase several research projects.
The CPC is a strategic alliance among our most prominent supporters that helps members build and maintain diversity in their own organizations. Come spring, tune in to the National Geographic channel on cable and you may see a familiar face – Prof. James Sherwood.