Research Areas

Reimagining the possible

Engineering students working in a lab


Explore the eight cross-college thematic research areas that are central to our mission.

For three-quarters of a century, UMass Amherst's top-ranked Engineering program has been at the vanguard of research in fields ranging from quantum computing to wind energy to microwave remote sensing.

Through its world-class programming, the College creates a space for students and faculty to pursue cutting-edge innovations, dive in to groundbreaking research, and foster an inclusive environment that invites the pursuit of a bold new path to a better future.