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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.

Hear From Our Students, Alumni & More

  • Ryan Cormier
    Mechanical Engineering, MBA

    Graduate student Ryan Cormier is enjoying one extra year on campus before joining the workforce.

  • Christine Clancy
    Civil and Environmental Engineering

    As Lowell’s city engineer, civil and environmental engineering alum Christine Clancy ’06 is responsible for infrastructure projects on streets, bridges and sidewalks throughout the city – including those on the campus of her alma mater.

  • Pablo Ruiz
    Mechanical Engineering and Computer Engineering

    Pablo Ruiz returned to school for a second bachelor’s degree, and he’s going on for his master’s degree, too.

  • Lisa  Panagopoulos
    Computer Science and Computer Engineering

    Lisa Panagopoulos went remote and part time – and launched a second career on the silver screen.

  • Zach McDonough
    Civil and Environmental Engineering

    As senior project manager with Facilities Management, Zach McDonough ’16 is building a successful career path at his alma mater.

  • Shanice Kelly
    Physics and Mechanical Engineering

    Shanice Kelly is a leader in multiple campus clubs because she wants to get more students of color involved in STEM, especially space science programs.

Social Media

  • A rugby player runs with the ball while being swarmed by defenders during a game

    Plastics Engineering Grad Gears Up for Pro Rugby Career

    Nolan Buckley completed his plastics engineering degree in December, but he’s putting that career on hold as he begins his rookie season of Major League Rugby with the Dallas Jackals.
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  • A student holding a microphone gestures to a screen with an airplane diagram behind him while making a presentation

    Engineering Students Devise Way to Help Kids With Asthma

    Catnap, a device designed to alert parents when their sleeping child is having an asthma attack, won the ninth annual DifferenceMaker Francis College of Engineering Prototyping Competition, held recently at University Crossing.
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  • Meg with student in the lab

    Engineering Professors’ Research on Plastics Recycling and Sustainability Gets $1M

    Prof. Meg Sobkowicz-Kline and Asst. Teaching Prof. Akshay Kokil were awarded funding totaling $1 million by the National Science Foundation and the National Institute of Standards and Technology for projects that aim to reduce the amount of plastic that ends up in landfills and the environment each year.
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  • COP27 JRV, Tyler and Arie

    COP27 Empowers Students to Address Climate Change

    Three students and three faculty members traveled to Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, for COP27, the United Nations climate summit, where they were the only delegation from a public university in Massachusetts.