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Francis College of Engineering

The UMass Lowell Francis College of Engineering provides talent and technology in engineering, advanced materials, advanced manufacturing, electronics and sustainable energy. 

Virtual Communication Workshops, hosted by Engineering Student Ambassadors

Join the Francis College of Engineering Dean's Office and Student Ambassadors for a series of virtual learning and communication workshops. 

  • September 25, Noon: Discord 101 Lunch Break
  • September 28, Noon: Navigating Zoom Lunch Break
  • September 29, Noon: Navigating Zoom Lunch Break
  • September 29, 7 p.m.: Discord 101

Join the College of Engineering Workshop Session(s) via Zoom. 

Graduate Admissions Fall Open House

An open house is a great way to learn more about what UMass Lowell has to offer graduate students. Find out about the admissions process, financial aid available and what program might be right for you. We offer programs online, on campus and a blend of both to fit your needs. Our graduates leave prepared to take on their industry's toughest challenges.

  • When: September 26, 2020; 10 a.m. - Noon

Graduate Fall Open House Online Registration

College of Engineering

College Dean's Office Staff

  • Hours: Monday - Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

College Dean's Office Staff Zoom link


Biomedical Engineering


Chemical and Nuclear Engineering

  • Hours: Monday - Friday: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Zoom Link


Civil and Environmental Engineering

  • Hours: Monday - Friday: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Civil and Environmental Engineering Zoom Link


Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Hours: Monday - Thursday: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Electrical and Computer Engineering Zoom link


Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

  • Hours: Monday - Thursday: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Zoom link


Plastics Engineering

  • Hours: Hours: Monday - Friday: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Plastics Engineering Zoom link

Be sure to follow UMass Lowell Engineering on Instagram for updates and events etc.

To accelerate the achievement of the Diversity Pledge goals, the ASEE Diversity Recognition Program (ADRP) was created to publicly recognize those engineering and engineering technology colleges that make significant, measurable progress in increasing the diversity, inclusion, and degree attainment outcomes of their programs. Recognition will occur at three levels: bronze, silver, and gold. Photo by ASEE

ASEE Diversity Recognition Program Award

The Francis College of Engineering has been recognized as exemplar and with a Bronze Award for the inaugural ASEE Diversity Recognition Program.

The ASEE Diversity Recognition Program (ADRP) was created to publicly recognize those engineering and engineering technology colleges that make significant, measurable progress in increasing the diversity, inclusion, and degree attainment outcomes of their programs.

Faculty and Staff Requests: Access to Campus Fall 2020

All campus access requests must be submitted via the InfoReady Portal.

Interim Dean Sherwood has created a how-to YouTube video to walk you through the process of using InfoReady to request Short-Term (Non-research) Access to FCOE Offices & Labs. Be sure to watch the entire 5-minute video to see a quirk of the system in the last minute of the video.

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  • Gregory Ensom
    Electrical Engineering

    An exchange semester at the Czech Technical University led to a two-month internship in Prague for electrical engineering major Gregory Ensom.

  • Rohann Nair
    Engineering Management

    Rohann Nair was torn about whether to pursue a master of science degree or an MBA. Instead of choosing, he opted for both by enrolling in UMass Lowell’s master’s degree in engineering management.

  • Brianna Atwood
    Plastics Engineering

    Brianna Atwood came to UMass Lowell to study plastics engineering – but she’s done so much more. The honors student started a volunteer program that connects UML students with a local school. She has also participated in the professional co-op program, working on fire-resistant seals for airplanes.

  • Mark Lalli
    Chemical Engineering

    In just three years, Commonwealth Scholar and UMass Lowell alumni, Mark Lalli graduated with a B.S. in chemical engineering. Because of his research opportunities at the university, he was able pursue a Ph.D.

  • Mina Le
    Chemical Engineering

    Senior chemical engineering major Mina Le chose a work-study job at the front desk of the Student Employment Office because she wanted to improve her communication skills. She’s done that and more, being named the university’s Student Employee of the Year.

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