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(Mass Appeal) – June 23 marks Women in Engineering Day. Women are underrepresented in the science, technology, engineering and math industry, or better known as STEM. Despite that, there are women right here in Western Massachusetts in those industries changing the trajectory. See the interview here.

Popular Science recently interviewed Professor Matthew Lackner of the Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department as a prominent expert on wind energy to explain why we likely won’t ever see rooftop wind turbines in the same way that we have rooftop solar panels.

Professor Yahya Modarres-Sadeghi has been selected as one of 50 fellows to participate in the very prestigious Harvard Radcliffe Institute Fellowship Program. 

Assistant Professor Wen Chen of the Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (MIE) Department has been named a Sandra L. Bouckley Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineers, as recognized by SME (formerly the Society of Manufacturing Engineers).