Today@UMass Lowell
Dec. 27, 2014

Prof Gets NASA Grant for Mission Building Blocks
Mechanical engineering Asst. Prof. Christopher Hansen is one of seven young faculty researchers nationwide awarded a NASA Early Career Faculty Space Technology Research Grant. Read More

Construction of large, complex structures in orbit, such as the International Space Station, could someday benefit from the research being conducted by Asst. Prof. Chris Hansen on fiber-reinforced composite materials.

TURI Grants Help Research Green Materials
The Toxics Use Reduction Institute recently awarded nearly $62,000 in grants to fund research that helps faculty and partner companies find safer alternatives to toxic chemicals. Read More

From left, graduate students Maria Francis Palacios and Bin Tan are working on the TURI grant project lead by Asst. Prof. Meg Sobkowicz-Kline of Plastics Engineering.

River Hawk Soars with Guyana National Team
Junior back Marzana Fiedtkou of Guyana becomes the first member of the UMass Lowell field hockey program to represent a national team. Read More

River Hawks junior back Marzana Fiedtkou plays for the Guyana national field hockey team at the 2014 Central American & Caribbean Games in Veracruz, Mexico.