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<br /> Research is What’s<br /> NEXT<br /> UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS AMHERST<br /> REPORT ON RESEARCH 2010<br /> The mission of The University of Massachusetts is to provide an affordable and<br /> accessible education of high quality and to conduct programs of research and<br /> public service that advance knowledge and improve the lives of the people of the<br /> Commonwealth, the nation, and the world.<br /> REPORT ON RESEARCH 2010 CONTENTS<br /> 01 FROM THE VICE CHANCELLOR<br /> 03 STIMULATING YEAR<br /> 06 WHAT’S NEXT FOR BIOFUELS RESEARCH<br /> 08 MIGHTY MICROBE<br /> 10 POWER SURGE!<br /> 12 BRIDGING THE GAP<br /> 14 BRIGHT MINDS<br /> 16 AFRO-AM TURNS 40<br /> 18 CAPS AND GOWNS IN KABUL<br /> 20 BREEDING BETTER BIOLOGISTS<br /> 22 INSPIRING INNOVATION<br /> 24 SPONSORED ACTIVITY<br /> 26 TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER<br /> 28 FACULTY RECOGNITIONS<br /> BACK COVER INSIDE<br /> FACULTY BOOKSHELF<br /> 08<br /> 14 08<br /> 16<br /> 20Editor<a title="researchAR_pages_update.pdf page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f0b8bc?page=1"> Research is What’s NEXT UNIVERSITY OF MASSACH</a> <a title="researchAR_pages_update.pdf page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f0b8bc?page=2"> The mission of The University of Massachusetts is</a> <a title="researchAR_pages_update.pdf page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f0b8bc?page=3"> Dear Friends and Supporters: I am pleased to pro</a> <a title="researchAR_pages_update.pdf page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f0b8bc?page=4"> Professor Kevin Fu Chosen to Advise White House o</a> <a title="researchAR_pages_update.pdf page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f0b8bc?page=5"> STIMULATING YEAR AMERICAN RECOVERY AND REINVESTME</a> <a title="researchAR_pages_update.pdf page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f0b8bc?page=6"> Wadsworth and Ross received $684,000 to bui</a> <a title="researchAR_pages_update.pdf page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f0b8bc?page=7"> 2. 3. 1. 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Students take pride in the recently reno</a> <a title="researchAR_pages_update.pdf page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f0b8bc?page=20"> CAPS AND GOWNS IN KABUL WHAT’S NEXT FOR UMASS AMH</a> <a title="researchAR_pages_update.pdf page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f0b8bc?page=21"> “This grant is an addition to the funding w</a> <a title="researchAR_pages_update.pdf page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f0b8bc?page=22"> BREEDING BETTER BIOLOGISTS BIG-TIME RESEARCH IS W</a> <a title="researchAR_pages_update.pdf page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f0b8bc?page=23"> started and it’s now becoming a model for how to </a> <a title="researchAR_pages_update.pdf page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f0b8bc?page=24"> INSPIRING INNOVATION INCUBATOR PLANS TO SPAWN DEV</a> <a title="researchAR_pages_update.pdf page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f0b8bc?page=25"> National Endowment for the Humanities Awards $314</a> <a title="researchAR_pages_update.pdf page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f0b8bc?page=26"> SPONSORED ACTIVITY Fiscal Year 2010 SPONSORE</a> <a title="researchAR_pages_update.pdf page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f0b8bc?page=27"> FUNDING HIGHLIGHTS Training School Speech-Langua</a> <a title="researchAR_pages_update.pdf page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f0b8bc?page=28"> TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER The UMass Amherst Intellectua</a> <a title="researchAR_pages_update.pdf page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f0b8bc?page=29"> MILESTONE AWARD TODD EMRICK, Associate Professor</a> <a title="researchAR_pages_update.pdf page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f0b8bc?page=30"> FACULTY RECOGNITIONS Acoustical Society of Am</a> <a title="researchAR_pages_update.pdf page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f0b8bc?page=31"> 5 4 14 6 16 19 17 2 </a> <a title="researchAR_pages_update.pdf page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b0f0b8bc?page=32"> University Relations Whitmore Administration Buil</a>