Research Areas

 

Energy is an important and exciting topic not only in the MIE department, but at UMass Amherst more generally. We contribute to this important national priority through our work on wind energy, energy efficiency, and...

In the Biological and Healthcare Delivery Systems group, we improve health through advancements in bioengineering and biomechanical design, and through operational and human factors-based improvements to the way...

In the design and manufacturing group, our labs conduct research in engineering analysis models and ontologies, finite element analysis models of biological and biomechanical systems, the development of pedagogical...

In the Human Factors Group, we design products, interfaces, and systems that make peoples’ lives more safe, healthy, enjoyable and productive.  We use a state-of-the-art driving simulator to study the...

The controls area in mechanical engineering at UMass is composed of multiple labs, the Process Automation Laboratory, the Mechatronics and Robotics Research Laboratory, the Fluid Structure Interactions Laboratory,...

The materials group at UMass Amherst is composed of two labs, the Computational Nanomaterials Laboratory and the Materials and Processes Laboratory.  The Computational Nanomaterials Laboratory is a young...

The manufacturing program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst Mechnical Engineering program is centered around the Injection Molding Lab. This lab is involved in numerous research topics involving injection...

In the Thermofluids Group, we create models of fluid flow to help produce cleaner power, conserve energy, and understand structural instability.  We also make measurements using advanced optics to interrogate...

The Facilities, Systems, and Network Planning groups consists of two separate labs, the Dynamic Facilities Layout and Simulation Modeling Laboratory and the Supply Chain Management Group.  The Dynamic Facilities...