A group of aspiring scientists and engineers met at UMass Lowell to discuss and collaborate on solutions to such critical issues as renewable energy, recycling and toxic chemicals in laundry detergents. The group was made of female high-school students from the area at UMass Lowell's weeklong Engineering for Sustainability camp.
The university's new Integrated Nuclear Security and Safeguards Laboratory brings together a multidisciplinary group of experts from across UMass Lowell colleges and departments.
The University of Massachusetts Lowell had strong representation at the American Nuclear Society Conference on Nuclear Training and Education through technical program committee participation (Dr. Sukesh Aghara and Dr. Gilbert Brown), invited luncheon speaker (Dr. Marco Marzo), contributed papers (Integrated Nuclear Security and Safeguards Laboratory (INSSL) and the Nuclear Energy Education and Training (NEET) program), and Session Chair (Gulf Nuclear Energy Infrastructure Institute–Panel).
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.
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