Dr. Donna Rizzo has received a prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences (BCS) award for $2.5 million for research that takes a multidisciplinary approach to better understand Chagas disease, the most important parasitic disease in the Americas in terms of mortality and economic impact as a wide variety of mammals, including humans can serve as hosts to the parasite.
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Dr. Paul Hines has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award for $400,000 for his research proposal entitled, "CAREER: Harnessing Smart Grid Data to Enable Resilient and Efficient Electricity." Dr. Hines exemplifies the incredible research being done by our younger faculty members," says Bernard "Chip" Cole, Interim Dean of CEMS. "His research has been featured in prestigious journals such as: Scientific American, the IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, and Energy Policy".
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FIRST@UVM Regional Robotics Competition
On Saturday, February 23rd, in the Davis Grand Maple Ballroom, CEMS hosts FIRST@UVM to motivate young people to pursue education and career opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. This event is free and open to the public. continued

VTANG Hosts Engineers Day
The Vermont Air National Guard will host Engineers Day Activities on Thursday, March 7 for elementary, middle and high school students. Challenges include a smart phone design, wind turbines, pasta bridges, wooden trusses, and more. continued


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