University Research Centers

Research Centers & Institutes

UMass Lowell research centers differ from one another in focus and scope, but each contribute in unique ways to the common goals of expanding knowledge, generating new discoveries, and having a positive impact on society through informing policy and systemic change. Interdisciplinary collaborations are promoted by the research centers both within the university and among institutions external to UMass Lowell. 

Center for Advanced Materials

Center for Population Health & Health Disparities

Center for the Promotion of Health in the New England Workplace

Center for Terrorism & Security Studies

Center for Wind Energy

Center for Women & Work

Nanomanufacturing Center

New England Robotics Validation & Experimentation Center

Raytheon-UMass Lowell Research Institute

UMass Innovation Institute

Engagement Centers

UMass Lowell Engagement Centers make a significant impact on the community or world either through activities or education.

Center for Community Research and Engagement

Center for Public Opinion

Jack and Stella Kerouac Center for the Public Humanities

Tsongas Industrial History Center