1. Development of sustainable funding/technology ties with industry, local, and federal agencies, consistent with CMINDS and the UMass Lowell missions.
  2. Performing and promoting basic and applied research in key areas in Computer Engineering mentioned above, and facilitating Technology Transfer to industry in key strategic technical areas supported by CMINDS.
  3. Support innovative curriculum development by incorporating the research aspects supported by CMINDS into the Computer Engineering curriculum in order to:
    (a) facilitate research/research training
    (b) continually  improve the evolving and fast changing Computer Engineering program
    (c) to attract quality undergraduate and graduate students, and 
    (d) support a strong new doctoral program in Computer Engineering at UMass Lowell.  
  4. Active support and involvement of undergraduate and graduate students in CMINDS.