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Travel & Accommodations

The Workshop will be held at the UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center in downtown Lowell, Massachusetts and near the University of Massachusetts Lowell Campus. Lowell is just 25 miles northwest of Boston and easily accessible from both Logan and Manchester Airports.

Hotel Accommodations

UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center
50 Warren Court
Lowell, MA 01852
Phone number: 978-934-6920

Area Transportation

Public transportation around Lowell - Lowell Regional Transit Authority (LRTA)

Public transportation in the Boston area - Metro Boston Transit Authority (MBTA)

Public transportation from Boston to Lowell - Metro Boston Transit Authority (MBTA)

Transportation to/from major airports

Boston Logan International Airport (BOS)

Logan Airport's website also offers an application to help you get to and from the airport.

Manchester Boston Regional Airport (MHT)

Limousine and Taxi Services

Boston Cabs: 866-513-5936

Boston Logan Limo Service: 1-866-542-6786

Public Transportation

Metro Boston Transit Authority (MBTA) - take the subway to North Station and then the Lowell commuter rail line.

Ground transportation to/from MHT

Directions to the UMass Lowell Inn and Conference Center

Driving directions and maps.

Get directions to campus and the ICC using our interactive Google maps.

Through the generous support of the National Science Foundation[1] and the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, the workshop is able to offer a limited number of travel awards to selected junior faculty, postdoctoral researchers and/or graduate students.

The deadline for submitting an application for a travel award was February 8, 2016.

  • Online Travel Award Application Form

Persons submitting an application for a travel award are strongly encouraged to also submit an abstract for a poster and/or oral presentation. If you have any questions, please contact