The University of Massachusetts Amherst
University of Massachusetts Amherst

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Our faculty members are passionate about teaching and engaging in world-renowned research. They bring their knowledge into the classroom and welcome undergraduates in their labs.


UMass Amherst Engineering is a research-rich, inclusive learning community. We are proud of the extensive interaction between our faculty and students in classrooms, laboratories, and in helping our communities.

Teaching and research focus areas include advanced manufacturing; cyber and embedded security; environmentally-friendly materials; complex systems modeling and simulation; high performance, quantum and edge computing; personalized medicine and bioengineering; pervasive sensing and communication; technology for clean water and sustainable energy; and transportation and autonomous systems. 

UMass Amherst Engineering has 150 faculty members (including lecturers). We operate 14 nationally-recognized centers. Our research and development expenditures in fiscal 2019 totaled $49.7 million, as reported to NSF HERD (includes polymer science and engineering). 


Awards and Distinctions

Our faculty members have received prestigious awards, honors, and grants from the nation's most respected government agencies and professional societies. More than half of our current faculty are NSF CAREER Award recipients and/or Fellows of their professional organizations. 


New Faculty

Join us in welcoming new faces to UMass Amherst Engineering.


Open Faculty Positions

UMass Amherst is committed to supporting equity and inclusion in all aspects of faculty life, from recruitment to advancement.  Join the faculty at UMass Amherst and you’ll find access to an outstanding array of resources to encourage and support your professional development.


Information about Remote Instruction

Access to resources for the transition to remote instruction and learning.