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<br /> REPORT<br /> ON RESEARCH<br /> 2012<br /> research is<br /> what’s next<br /> The mission of the University of Massachusetts is to provide an affordable<br /> and accessible education of high quality and to conduct programs of research<br /> and public service that advance knowledge and improve the lives of the people<br /> of the Commonwealth, the nation, and the world.<br /> CONTENTS REPORT ON RESEARCH 2012<br /> 01 Chancellor’s Welcome<br /> Vice Chancellor’s Message<br /> Features 02<br /> 02 Sticking to Science<br /> Geckskin revolutionizes the field of adhesion<br /> 04 Measuring Our Social World<br /> The Computational Social Science Initiative dazzlingly links<br /> science and technology<br /> 06 Hodgkin’s Cove<br /> New marine science station a ‘synergy of 04 08<br /> state resources’<br /> 08 Modeli<a title="Report-on-Research-2012 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3eded368?page=1"> REPORT ON RESEARCH 2012 research is what’s next</a> <a title="Report-on-Research-2012 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3eded368?page=2"> The mission of the University of Massachusetts is</a> <a title="Report-on-Research-2012 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3eded368?page=3"> FROM THE CHANCELLOR Greetings! Welcome to our an</a> <a title="Report-on-Research-2012 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3eded368?page=4"> S T I C K I N G TO S C I E N C E Geckskin™ revolu</a> <a title="Report-on-Research-2012 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3eded368?page=5"> The Geckskin™ team includes (l-r) Michael Imburgi</a> <a title="Report-on-Research-2012 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3eded368?page=6"> measuring our social world Tracking disease outbr</a> <a title="Report-on-Research-2012 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3eded368?page=7"> significant improvements in our understanding of </a> <a title="Report-on-Research-2012 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3eded368?page=8"> h o d g k i n ’s New marine science station a ‘sy</a> <a title="Report-on-Research-2012 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3eded368?page=9"> ve HODGKIN’S HOMECOMING Massachusetts is lucky to</a> <a title="Report-on-Research-2012 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3eded368?page=10"> MODELING CLIMATE SCIENCE Forecasting future clima</a> <a title="Report-on-Research-2012 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3eded368?page=11"> John Robison major cities, and devastating coast</a> <a title="Report-on-Research-2012 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3eded368?page=12"> C HANGE IGERT charts a path for next generat</a> <a title="Report-on-Research-2012 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3eded368?page=13"> OFFSHORE IN OUR FUTURE Offshore is a key componen</a> <a title="Report-on-Research-2012 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3eded368?page=14"> life Amanda Drane science UMass center chart</a> <a title="Report-on-Research-2012 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3eded368?page=15"> facilitates greater efficiency </a> <a title="Report-on-Research-2012 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3eded368?page=16"> DESIGNS D E S I G Non SSPRINGFIELD UMass Center b</a> <a title="Report-on-Research-2012 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3eded368?page=17"> STUDIOS SHOW THE WAY A t</a> <a title="Report-on-Research-2012 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3eded368?page=18"> CASA 2.0 Next-generation radar system is ready fo</a> <a title="Report-on-Research-2012 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3eded368?page=19"> doubled the average tornado warning time at CASA’</a> <a title="Report-on-Research-2012 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3eded368?page=20"> Brenda Philips, CASA director of industry, govern</a> <a title="Report-on-Research-2012 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3eded368?page=21"> THE IS DOOR OPEN UMass Innovation Institute is r</a> <a title="Report-on-Research-2012 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3eded368?page=22"> 2012 HIGHLIGHTS CENTER FOR HIERARCHICAL MANU</a> <a title="Report-on-Research-2012 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3eded368?page=23"> waste, turning it into compost for farming and ge</a> <a title="Report-on-Research-2012 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3eded368?page=24"> Opposite page: Sustainable fish farming aquapo</a> <a title="Report-on-Research-2012 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3eded368?page=25"> of Health to investigate craniofacial development</a> <a title="Report-on-Research-2012 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3eded368?page=26"> 3% Other Sponsors Foundations SPONSORED ACTIVITY</a> <a title="Report-on-Research-2012 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3eded368?page=27"> TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER 42 Invention Disclosures rece</a> <a title="Report-on-Research-2012 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3eded368?page=28"> PATENTS ISSUED FY 2012 Lead Inventor Patent No</a> <a title="Report-on-Research-2012 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3eded368?page=29"> FACULTY RECOGNITONS Alfred P. Sloan Foundation </a> <a title="Report-on-Research-2012 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3eded368?page=30"> FACULTY RECOGNITIONS (CONT.) International Trump</a> <a title="Report-on-Research-2012 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3eded368?page=31"> SELECTED STUDENT ACHIEVEMENTS Five students from </a> <a title="Report-on-Research-2012 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3eded368?page=32"> Nicolas Zac Reyes ’13, Michael T. Veling, ’13 and</a> <a title="Report-on-Research-2012 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3eded368?page=33"> FACULTY BOOKSHELF BRUCE BAIRD (Asian La</a> <a title="Report-on-Research-2012 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3eded368?page=34"> OFFICE OF THE VICE CHANCELLOR FOR RESEARCH AND EN</a> <a title="Report-on-Research-2012 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3eded368?page=35"> Reaching Out: Cell Arms Probe the Environment Whe</a> <a title="Report-on-Research-2012 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3eded368?page=36"> University Relations Whitmore Administration Buil</a>