Co-Directors

  • Craig Armiento
    Professor, Director, Printed Electronics Research Collaborative (PERC), Co-Director, Raytheon-UMass Lowell Research Institute (RURI); Director, Center for Photonics, Electromagnetics and Nanoelectronics (CPEN)
    Electrical & Computer Engineering

    Printed Electronics, Photonics, Semiconductor Devices, Fiber Optic Communications

  • Mary Herndon
    Co-Director, RURI
    Raytheon UMass Lowell Research Institute (RURI)

    Sr. Principal Engineer, Raytheon Integrated Defense System

  • Alkim Akyurtlu
    Professor, Associate Chair for Graduate Affairs, Co-Director Center for Photonics, Electronmagnetics and Nanoelectronics (CPEN) Doctoral Coordinator, Deputy Director for Printed Electronics Research Collaborative (PERC)
    Electrical & Computer Engineering

    Electromagnetics, metamaterials, printed electronics, antennas, and RF devices

  • Michael Cason
    Directed Research PI, RURI

    Sr Engineer, Raytheon Technologies, RMD

  • John Lovaasen
    Directed Research PI, RURI

    Sr Engineer, Raytheon Technologies, RMD

Affiliated Faculty

Affiliated Research Centers: NSF Nanomanufacturing Center

  • Joey Mead
    University Professor, Co-Director of Nanomanufacturing Center of Excellence; Deputy Director, NSF Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing; Center Director, SHAP3D
    Plastics Engineering

    Rubber technology, thermoplastic elastomers, design, properties and processing of elastomers, nano materials.

  • Carol Barry
    Chair, Professor
    Plastics Engineering

    Plastics processing, including extrusion, injection molding, and novel processing techniques; nanomanufacturing with polymers; 3D printing

Affiliated Research Centers: HEROES

  • Ramaswamy Nagarajan, Ph.D.
    Distinguished University Professor, Co-Director of HEROES
    Plastics Engineering, HEROES, Fabric Discovery Center, PERC, Nanomanufacturing Center for Excellence, NERVE, RURI, LoCSST,

    Biocatalysis, greener advanced materials (electronic, photo-responsive polymers, molecularly integrated hybrid nanomaterials, materials for energy conversion/storage), elastomers, thermal & morphological characterization of materials, roll to roll manufacture of flexible electronic products.