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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.
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.
Innovating solutions to global challenges
Can immunity from routine vaccines be used to fight cancer? New research by Chemical Engineering Professor Neil Forbes demonstrates that a protein antigen from a childhood vaccine can be delivered into the cells of a malignant tumor to refocus the body’s immune system against the cancer.
Shaping the future of sustainability
In the news
BME’s Joyita Dutta and Colleague Obtain NIH Award for Pioneering Research to Predict Alzheimer’s Disease
By the end of this study, the UMass researchers will create a forecasting framework capable of predicting the onset of Alzheimer’s years before symptoms arise.
Arbabi is a UMass Amherst co-principal investigator for the project to establish the first open-access R&D facility for advanced optical components in the U.S.
rStream, founded by UMass Amherst engineering graduates, uses innovations in computer vision and data science to clean up the waste stream.