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Francis College of Engineering

Work-Ready Education

Our distinguished reputation for hands-on education and cutting-edge research will ensure you graduate ready for work. We have strong ties to companies and government agencies, connecting you to a variety of co-op and internship opportunities. Learn more about cooperative education.

True Competitors

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Our students organizations compete nationally in competitions from building steel bridges to designing prosthetic limbs. The concrete canoe team scored an impressive win at this year’s regional competition organized by the New England student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers. Learn more about our clubs and organizations.

Engineering Solutions through Research

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UMass Lowell is a nationally ranked research university with more than $50 million in funded research being conducted each year. Our faculty and students work with foundations and companies to engineer solutions to society's most pressing problems. Learn more about our research programs.

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Profiles

  • Matthew Burke

    Matthew Burke

    Engineering

    While he was accepted at several high-caliber engineering programs in the Boston area, Matt is happy that he chose UMass Lowell.

  • Mark Lalli

    Mark Lalli

    Chemical Engineering

    In just three years, Commonwealth Scholar and UMass Lowell alumni, Mark Lalli graduated with a B.S. in chemical engineering. Because of his research opportunities at the university, he was able pursue a Ph.D.

  • Steven Jacek

    Steven Jacek

    Chemical Engineering

    Research and community are important to Steven Jacek. Fortunately, he’s found opportunities for both on campus.

  • Peter Trearchis

    Peter Trearchis

    Chemical Engineering

    Peter enjoys solving complex problems in fluid mechanics and thermodynamics. He’s grateful for opportunities to conduct research.

  • Paula  Bustos

    Paula  Bustos

    Electrical Engineering

    Paula Bustos isn't afraid of a challenge. The Colombia native earned two degrees in electrical engineering in five years.

  • Daniel Schmidt

    Associate Professor, Plastics Engineering

    Daniel Schmidt and his team have identified an alternative to BPA.