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Francis College of Engineering

The Francis College of Engineering has long served as an economic engine for the Merrimack Valley and beyond, providing talent and technology in engineering, advanced materials, advanced manufacturing, and electronics. Our research meets challenges in energy, sustainability, information technology, and personalized medicine, while pursuing educational initiatives, increasing student opportunities and meeting workforce needs.
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Three times a year, the College of Engineering highlights its research endeavors in its publication Engineering Solutions. Our faculty and students work with foundations and companies to engineer solutions to society's most pressing problems. Read Engineering Solutions.
  • UMass Lowell students have joined together across majors to design, build and donate prosthetic devices for children.

    eNABLE Lowell is a local chapter of a global nonprofit volunteer organization that provides 3D printed prosthetic devices to children around the world.

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  • Chris & Paula White
    Engineering

    The founders of what has become a multimillion dollar premium, all-natural cookie dough and ice cream sandwich company hold degrees in engineering.

  • Lisa  Brothers
    Civil Engineering

    Alum Lisa Brothers is an engineer. She is also an outspoken advocate for UMass Lowell.

  • Maggie  Davenport
    Mechanical Engineering

    An honors seminar and fellowship sent Maggie Davenport to Haiti, where she’s working on sustainability projects.

  • Harish Hande
    Renewable Energy Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

    Social entrepreneur Harish Hande is helping the poor in India in an economically and environmentally sustainable way, by bringing affordable solar power to the countryside.

  • Marilyn Saha
    Computer Engineering

    Marilyn Saha used an Honors College Student Fellowship to help first-generation college students succeed.

  • Steven Jacek
    Chemical Engineering

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

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