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Engineering iCons Students Land Summer Internships in Massachusetts Firms

Anwesh Yerneni

Anwesh 
Yerneni

Three engineering majors in UMass Amherst’s Integrated Concentration in Science (iCons) program are now working at paid internships with Massachusetts-based life science and energy technology firms for the summer. Olivia Czubarow, a chemical engineering senior from Wellesley, is working this summer at Anika Therapeutics of Bedford. Theo Smith, a mechanical engineering senior from Concord, and chemical engineering major Anwesh Yerneni from Mansfield are both working at Boston-Power, Inc. of Westborough.

Supermileage Team Builds New Vehicle from Ground up and Finishes 9th at SAE Competition

Supermileage Team

Super
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At the 37th annual Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Supermileage Competition on June 9 and 10, the UMass team finished a very credible 9th place, out of 20 teams, by hitting 463 miles per gallon on the 9.6-mile course at the Eaton Proving Grounds in Marshall, Michigan. See competition website.

Tobiason Presents at International Water Association Conference in Oslo

Dr. John Tobiason

Dr. Tobiason will present a paper at the International Water Association Particle Separation Conference in Oslo Norway, June 22-24, 2016.  Dr. Tobiason is a member of the Management Committee for the Particle Separation Specialist Group of IWA. Results from research on the use of a "green" oxidant, ferrate (Fe(VI)), for drinking water treatment will be summarized.

ChE Research Highlighted in Chemistry World

Sarah Perry

Sarah Perry

A recent publication by Sarah Perry’s Research Group in the Chemical Engineering Department was just highlighted in Chemistry World, published by the Royal Society of Chemistry, and will also be spotlighted in the next annual report for the Advanced Photon SourceLab on a Chip, with an impact factor of 6.115, originally posted the Perry Group’s article, entitled “Graphene-based microfluidics for serial crystallography,” on May 24, 2016.

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