Green Innovation Through Research
Individually and as part of large interdisciplinary teams, campus researchers at UMASS are generating the foundational knowledge underpinning next-generation green technologies. Cutting-edge faculty expertise ranges from climate change to clean energy, from watershed protection to urban ecology. In science and engineering, business and economics, the arts and culture, UMASS Amherst researchers are laying the foundation for a healthier greener tomorrow.
- The Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center (MGHPCC) is a LEED Platinum certified data center dedicated to providing high performance computing capacity to researchers at UMass Amherst and four other research-intensive universities in Massachusetts. Designed to 25% less energy than typical data centers, the MGHPCC is available for faculty use for computationally intensive research.
- Explore Research NEXT: Energy & Research NEXT: Environment.
- Visit the Political Economy Research Institute (PERI), fostering human and ecological well-being through original research.
- Discover our Science, Technology, & Society Initiative (STS), established to promote multidisciplinary collaboration among the natural, physical and social sciences, engineering and public policy.