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Golbon Zakeri, a professor in the Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department, has been selected by Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) as the inaugural editor of its new INFORMS-Springer book series. 


Govind Srimathveeravalli recently joined the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) Foundation Board of Directors in a newly created position for scientist members of SIR and was interviewed in the SIR publication, IR Quarterly.


Jamar Hawkins, a fourth-year MIE doctoral student focused on mechanobiology and embryo culture, has received the NAACP’s Hubertus W. V. Willems Scholarship for 2022. 


The research team of Meghan Huber (MIE) and Wouter Hoogkamer of the Kinesiology Department has received a UMass ADVANCE Collaborative Research Seed Fund award for their project to create portable robotic footwear.


College of Engineering faculty and students were part of the research team that developed Sundown, a computer model for residential solar fault detection featured in a recent article in PV Magazine. 

The team help students gain hands-on, practical experience in spaceflight and rocketry by competing in NASA's annual Student Launch Initiative, in which teams design, build, and fly  payloads that support NASA's Space Launch Systems. 

Two visionary financial gifts have provided a strong foundation for University of Massachusetts Amherst nurses and engineers to collaborate and lead transformational change in patient care, nursing practice and medical product development.

An inaugural Ventus Award to honor excellence in offshore wind has been named for William Heronemus, the late engineering professor at UMass Amherst who is considered the "father of modern wind power."

The committee will examine current educational practices and make recommendations for integrating advanced manufacturing teaching and technologies into undergraduate engineering programs.


Apoorva Hungund, a doctoral student in the Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (MIE) Department, has received the annual $20,000 H. Clay Gabler Scholar’s Award from the Association for Advancement of Automotive Medicine (AAAM).