Friday – Sept. 9, 2011 – Cambridge, MA  – Assoc. Professor and Director of our Building and Construction Technology Program, Dr. David Damery, was invited to speak on the topic “Sustainable Harvest and Processing of Massachusetts Native Woods” as part of the Harvard GSD Materials Systems: Sources, Cycles, Design Colloquium.  The Colloquium featured International, and local speakers from Harvard and MIT from their design disciplines of Architecture and Landscape Architecture.  ”It was good to strengthen the educational, both teaching and research ties, between UMASS-Amherst, Harvard and MIT” said Damery.  Link: