Turning Ideas into Solutions: Research that Matters

With research that’s exploratory and practical, UMass Lowell faculty and students translate discoveries into powerful solutions. As we continue to build new cutting-edge research facilities such as the Fabric Discovery Center, our capacity to conduct groundbreaking research grows and attracts leaders from around the world. Working across disciplines, faculty partner with industries, startups and communities, to innovate and build solutions that make a difference to people’s lives.

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Research Strengths

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Biotech, Life Sciences

Discovering ways to use the biological processes, organisms or systems to manufacture products to improve the quality of life. Learn more about Biotech and Life Sciences at UMass Lowell.

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UMass Lowell’s education, workforce development, and R&D in cybersecurity leverages faculty expertise across disciplines.

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Flexible Electronics & Smart Textiles

Developing innovative flexible electronics and smart textiles that solve problems across industries.

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Our robotics research explores how technology can be used to improve life on Earth and beyond.

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Health Assessment Lab

Public Health

Promoting health and wellbeing is at the core of UMass Lowell research in public health.

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Solar Lens


Our researchers are working with industry partners to achieve clean and sustainable energy.

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Recent Awards

Keep up to date with our extensive research efforts.

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