Research That Propels Change
As the Commonwealth’s flagship public research university, UMass Amherst is dedicated to educating the public, generating new knowledge, and applying discoveries to the betterment of society.
Our research is a major contributor to the Massachusetts economy through leadership in advanced materials and manufacturing, applied life and health sciences, data and computational science, the arts and creative economy, climate science and sustainability, and equity and inclusion.
BY THE NUMBERS
Top Public Universities
U.S. News & World Report
Top University Recipient of NSF funding in Massachusetts
After MIT and Harvard (FY20)
UMass Amherst researchers are developing the next generation of wearable health monitors that could revolutionize health and health care by proactively detecting changes in physiological performance.
UMass Amherst faculty are leaders in their fields, working side by side with students to conduct cutting-edge research addressing critical challenges facing the Commonwealth and the world.