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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. 
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

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.

UMass Lowell Civil Engineering students work on a 3-D model

Dean Hartman and the Francis College of Engineering invite you to join us for our Senior Design Industrial Capstone final showcase!

Capstone projects provide our engineering students with invaluable real-world experience, and enabling them to solve real problems in a variety of areas using a multidisciplinary approach.

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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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