The Tripathy Endowed Memorial Lecture is scientific lecture series, presented by world renowned scientists, that benefits the university community engaged in new, emerging science and technologies.

Each year, a leading scientist in the field of materials science comes to UMass Lowell to present a lecture in memory of Sukant K. Tripathy.

The late UMass Lowell professor of chemistry was an internationally recognized leader and researcher in the area of thin polymer films in electronics and optics, publishing more than 200 refereed papers and holding two dozen patents. He founded the Center for Advanced Materials (CAM) and was formerly the University’s provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs.

Past Lecturers

Past distinguished lecturers include: