For more than 40 years, UMass Lowell has been a leader in wind, solar and nuclear energy – as well as energy storage and next-generation fuel systems. By partnering with industry, the 70+ faculty members within the Center for Energy Innovation have developed a model for addressing energy challenges through research collaborations. Companies can work side-by-side with our renowned faculty and talented students to develop tomorrow’s clean energy solutions.
Our center includes 12 primary research thrust areas pertaining to the energy industry, with research looking to a future of sustainable energy sources and systems. From clean energy generation, resilient energy storage and distribution infrastructure, and the responsible management of the byproducts of energy, to the role energy plays in society at large as we work toward an equitable green economy, our faculty and students are committed to collaboration, creative problem-solving, and urgency as we tackle one of the world's greatest challenges.