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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.
Victoria feels UMass Lowell's rigorous course curriculum and lab projects have prepared her well for the working world.
Peter enjoys solving complex problems in fluid mechanics and thermodynamics. He’s grateful for opportunities to conduct research.
Mechanical engineering major Yehya Merhi discovered his passion as a co-op for medical tech company Atrium Medical. Now the Lebanon native wants to make it a career.
Katherine Spagnoli took a roundabout path, beginning at Mount Wachusett Community College, to arrive at UMass Lowell's Plastics Engineering Department - now it feels like home.
A service-learning capstone in Lowell and Haiti transformed Maureen Kelly’s civil engineering education — and her life. She now works for a firm that supports her ongoing volunteer work in Haiti and her mentoring of current students.