Eleanor Gillette (chemistry and biochemistry) and Rachel Lee (physics) were named ARCS Scholars for 2014-2015.
UMD crowdfunding campaign supports purchasing a 3-D scanner, 3-D printer and printing supplies for the Department of Geology.
New genetic analysis of the tiny fish could aid research on retinal disease, metabolic disturbance and sleep disorders.
The funding supports 40 undergraduate scholarships in engineering and 20 in computer science at UMD over the next five years and the Computer Science Connect program.
The fellowship is one of 18 awarded this year nationwide and bestows unrestricted funds of $875,000 over a five-year period to the most promising early-career scientists and engineers.
Sita created Precision Polyolefins to expand the range of advanced performance materials and specialty chemicals produced by feedstocks derived from the oil and gas industries.