College of Sciences

Dean's Message

Mark-HinesWelcome to the College of Sciences where there is a long tradition of creative and affordable education, innovative research and a commitment to the economic and social strength of the region.  The College is comprised of six departments, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Computer Science, Environment, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Mathematics, and Physics and Applied Physics.  The breadth of the College provides students with a wealth of opportunities such as exciting courses, participation in cutting-edge research, and a chance to experience the world of interdisciplinary innovation.  Explore nanotechnology, space physics, spider silks.  Help fight cancer and Alzheimer’s, develop medical imaging techniques and biosensors, stop cyber attacks.  Study climate change, travel to Antarctica, save the planet.  Dream big, we will help you reach it.  


We offer a variety of degree choices including B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees with opportunities for hands-on training at all levels.  We work collaboratively with other colleges and schools at UMass Lowell to provide educational experiences in cutting-edge fields.   Our students develop the skills of reasoning, communication, and analysis required to succeed in a rapidly changing technological and global environment.  The College is committed to expanding the knowledge of science to enrich lives and to contribute more to society.  

I am proud of our students, faculty and staff for all the contributions they make to the vitality of our region and nation.  I hope that you’ll peruse our Web site to learn more about our exciting research and educational programs.


Sincerely,
Mark E. Hines, Ph.D.
Acting Dean, College of Sciences