UMass Lowell Chemical Engineering Department faculty members participate in interdisciplinary activities through university centers and research facilities. 

For many courses, students are required to assimilate classroom theories with laboratory experiments by working in one of several research and teaching laboratories specializing in:

  • Biotechnology, biomanufacturing and bioengineering¬†
  • Nuclear engineering
  • Advanced materials
  • Modeling and simulation
  • Renewables and sustainability
The faculty is involved with applied research projects sponsored by industry and government agencies, and some of the current active research areas are in biotechnology and bioprocessing, advanced engineering materials and nuclear engineering. The department's commitment to research and laboratory utilization further prepares students for the world.

Learn more about research at UMass Lowell and view a list of our Research Centers and Labs.