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Francis College of Engineering

The UMass Lowell Francis College of Engineering provides talent and technology in engineering, advanced materials, advanced manufacturing, electronics and sustainable energy. 

Class of 2024 Welcome Events

Happy Opening Week! Join the Francis College of Engineering Dean's Office and Student Ambassadors for a series of virtual welcome nights. Meet your classmates, check in with your department coordinator, check out a club or just hang out.

All sessions begin at 6 p.m.

Class of 2024: Virtual Welcome Nights

  • September 3: Department based
  • September 8: General Information / Clubs
  • September 10: Department based
  • September 15: General Information / Clubs

Join the Class of 2024: Virtual Welcome Nights via Zoom.

Graduate Admissions Fall Open House

An open house is a great way to learn more about what UMass Lowell has to offer graduate students. Find out about the admissions process, financial aid available and what program might be right for you. We offer programs online, on campus and a blend of both to fit your needs. Our graduates leave prepared to take on their industry's toughest challenges.

  • When: September 26, 2020; 10 a.m. - noon

Graduate Fall Open House Online Registration

College of Engineering

College Dean's Office Staff

  • Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

College Dean's Office Staff Zoom link


Biomedical Engineering


Chemical and Nuclear Engineering

  • Hours: Monday - Friday: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Zoom Link


Civil and Environmental Engineering

  • Hours: Monday - Friday: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Civil and Environmental Engineering Zoom Link


Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Hours: Monday - Friday: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Electrical and Computer Engineering Zoom link


Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

  • Hours: Monday - Friday: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Zoom link


Plastics Engineering

  • Hours: Hours: Monday - Friday: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Plastics Engineering Zoom link

Be sure to follow UMass Lowell Engineering on Instagram for updates and events etc.

To accelerate the achievement of the Diversity Pledge goals, the ASEE Diversity Recognition Program (ADRP) was created to publicly recognize those engineering and engineering technology colleges that make significant, measurable progress in increasing the diversity, inclusion, and degree attainment outcomes of their programs. Recognition will occur at three levels: bronze, silver, and gold. Photo by ASEE

ASEE Diversity Recognition Program Award

The Francis College of Engineering has been recognized as exemplar and with a Bronze Award for the inaugural ASEE Diversity Recognition Program.

The ASEE Diversity Recognition Program (ADRP) was created to publicly recognize those engineering and engineering technology colleges that make significant, measurable progress in increasing the diversity, inclusion, and degree attainment outcomes of their programs.

Faculty and Staff Requests: Access to Campus Fall 2020

All campus access requests must be submitted via the InfoReady Portal.

Interim Dean Sherwood has created a how-to YouTube video to walk you through the process of using InfoReady to request Short-Term (Non-research) Access to FCOE Offices & Labs. Be sure to watch the entire 5-minute video to see a quirk of the system in the last minute of the video.

Departments

News

Hear From Our Students, Alumni & More

  • Mina Le
    Chemical Engineering

    Senior chemical engineering major Mina Le chose a work-study job at the front desk of the Student Employment Office because she wanted to improve her communication skills. She’s done that and more, being named the university’s Student Employee of the Year.

  • Clint Perry
    Electrical Engineering

    The thrill of figuring out how things work led Clint Perry to major in electrical engineering. He is also enrolled in the UTeach Program, where he carries his enthusiasm for engineering over to his teaching at Billerica High School.

  • Alexander Rick
    Plastics Engineering

    For plastics engineering major Alexander Rick, a co-op position at Burton Snowboards was a dream job, a perfect alignment of his personal passion and professional goals.

  • Mark Saab
    Plastics Engineering

    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.

  • Greg Reimonn
    Plastics Engineering

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

  • 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.

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