The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Getting into the (Micro) Flow of Research

Microfluidics course offers students hands-on research experience with real-world applications.
mRNA lab student holding photomask

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


Degree programs and certificates


Successful career placement


in research conducted annually

Industry4.0 and IoT(Internet of Things). AI(Artificial Intelligence).

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. 

Forbes Lab Salmonella.

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.

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
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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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