The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Inventing the future of electricity

UMass engineers show nearly any material can be turned into a device that harvests electricity from humidity in the air

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. 

Caitlyn Butler

Innovating solutions to global challenges

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

SEL Groundbreaking

Shaping the future of sustainability

UMass Amherst and the College of Engineering have broken ground on a $125 million new facility that will serve as a hub for clean energy research. This state-of-the-art living laboratory will facilitate transformational interdisciplinary research and innovation for a sustainable future.
Learn more about the Sustainable Engineering Laboratories
engineering grads in cap and gown with Sam the Minuteman

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