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Raytheon UMass Lowell Research Institute (RURI)

Co-Directors

  • Craig Armiento, Ph.D.
    Professor, Director, Printed Electronics Research Collaborative (PERC), Co-Director, Raytheon-UMass Lowell Research Institute (RURI); Director, Center for Photonics, Electromagnetics and Nanoelectronics (CPEN)

    Printed Electronics, Photonics, Semiconductor Devices, Fiber Optic Communications

  • Mary Herndon
    Co-Director, RURI

    Sr. Principal Engineer, Raytheon Integrated Defense System

  • Alkim Akyurtlu, Ph.D.
    Professor, Associate Chair for Graduate Affairs, Co-Director Center for Photonics, Electronmagnetics and Nanoelectronics (CPEN) Doctoral Coordinator, Deputy Director for Printed Electronics Research Collaborative (PERC)

    Electromagnetics, metamaterials, printed electronics, antennas, and RF devices

Affiliated Faculty

Affiliated Research Centers: NSF Nanomanufacturing Center

  • Carol M.F. Barry, D.Eng.
    Chair and Professor - Plastics Engineering, Co-Director, Nanomanufacturing Center of Excellence; Associate Director, NSF Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing

    Plastics processing, including extrusion, injection molding, and novel processing techniques; nanomanufacturing with polymers; 3D printing

  • Joey Mead, Ph.D.
    Interim Assoc. Dean, University Professor, Co-Director of Nanomanufacturing Center of Excellence; Deputy Director, NSF Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing; Center Director, SHAP3D

    Rubber technology, thermoplastic elastomers, design, properties and processing of elastomers, nano materials.

Affiliated Research Centers: HEROES

  • Ramaswamy Nagarajan, Ph.D.
    Professor, CO-Director of HEROES

    Biocatalysis, greener advanced materials (electronic, photo-responsive polymers, molecularly integrated hybrid nanomaterials, materials for energy conversion/storage), elastomers, thermal & morphological characterization of materials, roll to roll manufacture of flexible electronic products.