University of Massachusetts Amherst

UMass Amherst is one of the United States' top public research universities as measured by national and international rankings, academic citations, and research funding. The campus spends more than $190 million on research each year, demonstrating its contribution to the nation’s position as a technological and economic leader. We work in conjunction with academic, government, and private partners to translate new knowledge and scientific discoveries into technical innovations and scholarly works that create opportunity for students, faculty and the public.

Research areas include:

  • Energy and Materials
  • Environment
  • Governance and Society
  • Identity and Culture
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Life Sciences and Health


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