Francis College of Engineering

Engineering Prototyping Competition
Do you have a great idea?  Are you wondering if it can be turned into a real product that customers would buy and use?  If so, then this is for you: a competition to push you to think about an idea and bring it to life- the second annual 2015 Francis College of Engineering Prototyping Competition! Get more information.
Work-Ready Education
Our distinguished reputation for hands-on education and cutting-edge research will ensure you graduate ready for work. We have strong ties to companies and government agencies, connecting you to a variety of co-op and internship opportunities.
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True Competitors
Our students organizations compete nationally in competitions from building steel bridges to designing prosthetic limbs. The concrete canoe team scored an impressive win at this year’s regional competition organized by the New England student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers. Learn more about our clubs and organizations.

Helping Hands
Students solve service-learning and assistive-technology projects are just two of the priorities of the Francis College of Engineering.  And our UTeach program prepares engineers to teach science and mathematics in K-12.

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Engineering Solutions through Research
UMass Lowell is a nationally ranked research university with more than $50 million in funded research being conducted each year.  Our faculty and students work with foundations and companies to engineer solutions to society's most pressing problems.
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