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Francis College of Engineering

The UMass Lowell Francis College of Engineering has long served as an economic engine for New England and the world by providing talent and technology in engineering, advanced materials, advanced manufacturing, electronics and sustainable energy. 
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Two 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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  • 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.

  • Chris Perez
    Electrical Engineering

    U.S. Marine veteran Chris Perez knew he wanted to further his education, but wasn't sure of his path until he found UMass Lowell and its student veteran population.

  • Erin Graceffa
    Electrical & Computer Engineering

    For Erin Graceffa, UMass Lowell’s hands-on approach to learning as well as the opportunity to participate in co-ops and take elective courses have helped her figure out which career path to take after graduation.

  • Matt Cherkerzian
    Criminal Justice

    Matt Cherkerzian is an EMT majoring in criminal justice who helps with research into decision-making by first responders.

  • Greg Reimonn
    Plastics Engineering

    Greg Reimonn found a faculty mentor to help him research microplastics in waterways, thanks to an honors fellowship.

  • Victoria Maroon
    Chemical Engineering

    Victoria feels UMass Lowell's rigorous course curriculum and lab projects have prepared her well for the working world.

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