The UMass Amherst iCons program prepares our best undergraduates to be problem solvers, leaders and innovators in science and technology. iCons faculty recruit top tier students across a diverse range of science and engineering disciplines to identify global problems and find cutting edge solutions. The iCons program positions students for high achievement in graduate school and in their careers.
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UMass iCons is pleased to host Dr. Woody Sherman, Chief Science Officer for Silicon Therapeutics, to run the Fall 2019 Integrative Science Workshop entitled, "Mission Impossible: Designing Drugs for Challenging Targets". Silicon Therapeutics, an innovative company in this space, is headquartered in both Boston, MA and Suzhou, China.
The iCons 3rd Axis alum Katharine Greco, is pursuing her PhD in chemical engineering at MIT. She recently won the award for best video abstract at the MIT International Conference of Applied Energy in May 2019.
Katharine gave a talk at the conference on her research regarding next-gen energy storage materials, and produced an award-winning video abstract using all her iCons training in scientific communication.