Francis College of Engineering

Research

The College of Engineering at UMass Lowell is highly respected for applied research, focusing on real world issues critical to the region and across the world.

UML Engineering - Research - BraidingThe College has nearly 100 full-time faculty, many of whom have received prestigious honors in their field including National Science Foundation CAREER awards. The College is the home to the National Science Foundation-funded Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing (in collaboration with Northeastern University and University of New Hampshire), and also the home of the Massachusetts Center of Excellence in Nanomanufacturing.

Each semester (fall, spring and summer), the College highlights its research endeavors in its publication Engineering Solutions (pdf). For the Fall of 2013, "Sensors and Sensor Technology" was highlighted, looking at advances in structural health monitoring, toxin detection and infrastructure evaluation. Please read on to learn more!