Our distinguished reputation for hands-on education and cutting-edge research will ensure you graduate ready for work. We have strong ties to companies and government agencies, connecting you to a variety of co-op and internship opportunities. Learn more about cooperative education.
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 is a nationally ranked research university with more than $50 million in funded research being conducted each year. Our faculty and students work with foundations and companies to engineer solutions to society's most pressing problems. Learn more about our research programs.
Daniel Schmidt and his team have identified an alternative to BPA.
Over the last 15 years, engineering alumnus Frank McKone '56 has created three endowed funds at the University, each of which tops $250,000 in assets.
James Ristow wanted to be an astronaut when he grew and now works at NASA as an aeronautical engineer. When given the chance to further his studies in structural dynamics, UMass Lowell was at the top of his list.
For most of her professional life, Prof. Joey Mead has been interested in plastics.
Chemical engineering major, Nicholas Marinelli, finds the campus veteran community to be very welcoming. He says it really helps to be surrounded by fellow student-veterans who share a unique bond with him.
When it comes to education, David Laurello values lessons that translate to life on the job.