HEROES is a unique collaborative research and development center between UMass Lowell and the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Soldier Center (DEVCOM SC). Together we drive technological development for improved protection, sustainability, and effectiveness of the American Warfighter.
We are located on campus where we support numerous projects and leverage the expertise across disciplines from the colleges of sciences, engineering, health sciences and management at the University through interactions with the industry to have a profound impact on the regional economy.
HEROES has a unique role in transforming scientific discoveries to innovative technological solutions in areas that include:
- Chem/Bio, thermal, fire, microbial, insect and ballistic protection
- Aerial delivery and UAS
- Portable power and wearable electronics
- Human augmentation and human systems integration
- Sensors for chem/bio agents
- Nutritional intervention
Our desire to discover has allowed us to improve the lives of US soldiers now and in the years to come.