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Vice Chancellor for Research & Innovation Leadership

Vice Chancellor for Research and Innnovation

Julie Chen speaking at the Faculty Research & Creative Work Symposium Photo by Tory Germann

Julie Chen, Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation, oversees UMass Lowell's research efforts and initiatives, including strategic planning, industry partnerships, research facilities, and institutes and centers. She elevates the university's research portfolio by creating a collaborative space for faculty to work cross-functionally to discover innovative solutions to the challenges of today.

Working alongside the Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation, the Associate Vice Chancellors ensure faculty, students and industry partners have the necessary information and resources to foster success and growth.