Buju Dasgupta and students.

Centers and Institutes

The Institute of Diversity Sciences supports multidisciplinary research that aims to advance social justice and nurtures the success of diverse students as they enter the STEM workforce.

Collaboration Across Fields

As a part of the UMass Amherst community, you’ll have access to over 60 campus-based research centers and institutes covering disciplines and specialties that span the breadth of our academic fields. These centers and institutes are hubs for collaboration and innovation, where you can engage in interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary research and graduate training that spans, combines, and builds on the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and engineering.

Find information on administrative oversight and processes related to centers and institutes.

Energy transition community engagement in Holyoke, Massachusetts

The Energy Transition Institute and its associated PhD program, Elevating Equity Values in the Transition of the Energy System (ELEVATE), are paving the way for a more environmentally sustainable and just energy system.

Wind Energy Center faculty and students at Block Island with wind turbine.

For the past 50 years, the UMass Amherst has led the way in advancing the field of wind energy through research, education, and service to government and industry

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