UMass Lowell PERC's Alkim-Akyurtlu with student Mahdi Haghzadeh looking at printable electronics

Raytheon UMass Lowell Research Institute (RURI)

Co-Directors

Affiliated Faculty

Affiliated Research Centers: NSF Nanomanufacturing Center

  • Joey Mead, Ph.D.
    University Professor, Co-Director, 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.

  • Carol Forance Barry, D.Eng.
    Co-Director, Nanomanufacturing Center of Excellence; Associate Director, NSF Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing; Professor and Associate Department Chair for Undergraduate Programs

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

Affiliated Research Centers: HEROES

  • Ramaswamy Nagarajan, Ph.D.
    Professor, Faculty Director - 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.