UMass Lowell's Core Research Facilities offers 150+ instruments and services to over 500 users, including other universities, government agencies & local companies

Laboratories & Instruments

Equipment in UMass Lowell's Materials & Chemical Characterization Lab

Materials & Chemical Characterization Lab

The Materials & Chemical Characterization Lab (MCC) offers a wide variety of chemical analysis and materials characterization services. Learn more about the lab’s offerings.

Equipment and workstations in UMass Lowell's Cell Analysis & Imaging Lab

Cell Analysis & Imaging Lab

The Cell Analysis & Imaging Lab provides researchers access to instrumentation in flow cytometry, confocal microscopy, and consultative services. Learn more about the Cell Analysis & Imaging Lab.

Equipment in UMass Lowell's Fabric Discovery Center

Fabric Discovery Center

The UMass Lowell Fabric Discovery Center is dedicated space for design, prototyping, pilot manufacturing and testing of high-tech fabrics, flexible electronics and medical textiles. Learn more about next-gen textiles.

Inside view of the Lyophilization Lab bay showing various lab equipment.

Lyophilization Lab

The Lyophilization Lab is a state-of-the-art, non-GMP, pilot scale, manufacturing facility for the R&D of biopharmaceutical products requiring a lyophilization process step. Explore the Lyophilization Lab.

Man looking at piece of equipment in Material Characterization lab

Microscopy Core Lab

The Microscopy Core Lab (MCL) offers a variety of micro-imaging and micro-analysis solutions. Learn more about the Microscopy Core Lab.

Worker in clean suit working in UMass Lowell's Nanofabrication Lab

Nanofabrication Lab

The Nanofabrication Lab Wing of the Emerging Technologies and Innovation Center offers clean-room facilities equipped to handle complex research projects that require micro- and nanoscale fabrication. Explore the Nanofabrication Lab's equipment.

Baxter Pose

New England Robotics Validation & Experimentation Center

The New England Robotics Validation and Experimentation (NERVE) Center is a dedicated research, testing, and training facility. See the NERVE facilities.

Illustration of research bubbles

Next Generation Sequencing, Genomics & Bioinformatics Lab

The Next Generation Sequencing, Genomics & Bioinformatics Lab provides DNA and RNA sequencing services and technical expertise. See the Next Generation Sequencing, Genomics & Bioinformatics Lab's capabilities.

Woman working in the Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Facility

Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Facility

The Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Spectroscopy Facility offers a state-of-the-art JEOL 400 MHz NMR. See the Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Facility's equipment.

Blue rods from UMass Lowell Radiation Lab

Radiation Laboratory

The Radiation Laboratory provides controlled radiation environments and analytical measurement services and facilities for proton, neutron and gamma environments. Explore the Radiation Laboratory.

NanoSPECT/CT machine

Small Animal Imaging Lab

The Small Animal Imaging Lab consists of a suite of small animal imaging instruments that includes MRI, nanoScan PET/CT, NanoSPECT/CT and IVIS AMI-HT. Learn more about the Small Animal Imaging Lab.

Equipment in UMass Lowell's Mechanical & Mechanical Properties Lab

Thermal & Mechanical Properties Lab

The Thermal & Mechanical Properties Lab contains equipment including a DSC, Q20; TGA, Q50; and a DMA, Q800. Learn more about the Thermal & Mechanical Properties Lab.