Female in laboratory debugging the work of 3d printer.

Education

Stratasys is the global leader in 3D printing and additive solutions, materials and services – delivering speed, innovation, performance and customization. Stratasys has created a certification program, with 4 UMass Lowell professors. Chris Hansen is working to have an industry seminar over the summer where this certification program is rolled out at UML. Photo by Stratasys Ltd.

Certification

A certification program developed by Stratasys forms the foundation of Training Seminars for industry and students.

Second from left to right: mechanical engineering seniors Johnathan Lawson, Patrick Semeter, Taylor Breau, Anthony Ferrara and Jonathon Fournier receive their award from SME representatives Carl Dekker and Denis Cormier, far left and right, respectively. Photo courtesy SME. Photo by SME

Lin MakerSpace

The College of Engineering provides space and a number of 3D printers. Students employ these for a wide range of projects and competitions including:

  • 2017 NASA 3D Printed Habitat
  • 2016 SME Design for Direct Digital Manufacturing (UAV drone for bridge inspection)
  • 2016 Collegiate Wind Competition (“WindHawk” turbine blades)
  • 2015 SME Direct Digital Manufacturing Design (prosthetic for animals)

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Two male engineering students working on equipment at their co-op.

Professional Cooperative Education

The University provides for integrated professional cooperative education within B.S. and M.S. programs.

Engineering students typically participate in one to three three- or six-month-long experiences during their B.S. programs.

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Assoc. Vice Chancellor for Entrepreneurship & Economic Development Steve Tello, second from left, poses with the eNABLE Lowell team after its campuswide DifferenceMaker Idea Challenge win in 2016. Photo by Tory Germann

DifferenceMaker

A program that provides training and funding for developing engineering solutions for real problems.

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