The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Creating the future: Innovating solutions to global challenges

Spotlight scholar Caitlyn Butler develops energy-efficient strategies for wastewater treatment—using natural biofilms.
Caitlyn Butler

Public engineering program in New England, and a Top 30 public nationally— U.S. News & World Report.


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in research conducted annually

under the microscope research from Cornelison Group

World-class research

Here, strong minds challenge the ordinary with game-changing ideas. From developing life-saving medical devices to advancing technologies for sustainable energy, our students and faculty are conducting groundbreaking research that invites the pursuit of a bold new path to a better future. 

ECE Senior Design 2017

Reimagining the possible

Big ideas are born at UMass Amherst Engineering. With top-ranked programs and global research, our inclusive community invites the pursuit of knowledge and dreams. 

Lauren Brown

Rising Researcher: Lauren Brown

Lauren Brown (Biomedical Engineering ’23) is studying cell and tissue engineering in order to improve our understanding of wound healing, cancer metastasis, and human brain development and patterning. 

conceptual rendering of proposed building

Revolutionary Infrastructure for the Future

We seek to build a vibrant national hub to accelerate clean energy research and educate tomorrow’s sustainable engineering workforce. This living laboratory will catalyze bold discoveries and user-centric solutions that improve our region, nation, and world.
Plans for a Sustainable Engineering Laboratories building
engineering grads in cap and gown with Sam the Minuteman

Your support matters

We welcome the support of our alumni & friends. Please contact MK Young if you are considering a gift to the College of Engineering. Gifts of all sizes—and types—make an impact.
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