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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.
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.
Mickyas Yihdego, an electrical engineering major originally from Ethiopia, helps the Lowell Housing Authority digitize its blueprints archive through his work-study job at O’Leary Library.
For most of her professional life, Prof. Joey Mead has been interested in plastics.
Alumni donor Mark Saab's UMass Lowell education provided the foundation for a successful career. His gratitude to the plastics engineering program is expressed through the generous donations he's bestowed upon the University.
Through her summer internship at UMass Lowell, Neha Manohar gained hands-on research experience and the opportunity to present her findings at a national meeting of the American Chemical Society.
Honors student Michael Doane won a prestigious Goldwater Scholarship for his cancer-related research in labs at UMass Lowell and during a summer National Science Foundation program. He says UMass Lowell does a great job of structuring both classes and learning experiences that build on one another.
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.