UMass Lowell is closed Friday, Feb. 5, 2016 due to weather conditions. Parking ban will be lifted at 9 p.m. and normal operations resume for personnel. Read more
UMass Lowell professor Kate Swanger and postdoctoral researcher Kelsey Winsor want to learn about past climates, a goal that led them on a six-week study tour of Antarctica, where they researched sediment and glaciers in temperatures as cold as 15 degrees below zero Fahrenheit.
A state-of-the-art NASA robot prototype will soon be taking up residence at the university’s robotics testing lab to study how this human-like machine can assist astronauts in future space exploration.
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health awarded UMass Lowell a $2M grant that supports graduate students in their public health and occupational health and safety studies.
UMass Lowell and MIT are each members of competing teams of universities, nonprofits, and businesses seeking federal money to establish a center for developing innovative technology for the nation’s textile industry.
A team of researchers led by UMass Lowell faculty is using smartphone technology to help improve the diagnosis of people afflicted with tuberculosis.