University of Massachusetts Amherst College of Engineering

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University of Massachusetts Amherst College of Engineering
Engineering Quad and Marston Hall, UMass, Amherst MA.jpg
Engineering Quad and Marston Hall
Established 1947
Type Public
Dean Dr. Tim Anderson
Academic staff 97
Students 2,264 (1,744 undergrads and 520 graduates)
Location Amherst, Massachusetts, USA
Campus Urban/Suburban
Affiliations University of Massachusetts Amherst
Website www.engineering.umass.edu

The University of Massachusetts Amherst College of Engineering is one of the schools and colleges at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. It was established in September 1, 1947 as the School of Engineering and now considered as the best public engineering school in New England, enrolling 1,744 undergraduate students and 520 graduate students including 290 M.S. students and 230 Ph.D. students for the 2012-2013 school year.[1] The College of Engineering at UMass Amherst has eight buildings, including the five year old Elab II, research facilities, computer labs, and graduate offices. It has more than 16,000 living alumni around the world.[2]

Departments[edit]

The College of Engineering at University of Massachusetts Amherst consist four departments including;[3]

Academics[edit]

The College of Engineering offers undergraduate and graduate programs including:

Undergraduate Programs[edit]

Bachelor of Science degrees[edit]

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Systems Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

Graduate Programs[edit]

Master of Science degrees[edit]

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

Doctoral Programs[edit]

Doctor of Philosophy degrees[edit]

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

Research Centers[edit]

The College of Engineering at UMass Amherst host number of research centers including;[4]

  • Northeast Climate Science Center
  • The Center for Collaborative Adaptive Sensing of the Atmosphere (CASA)
  • The Center for Advanced Sensor and Communication Antennas (CASCA)
  • The Center for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (CEERE)
  • The UMass Amherst Institute for Cellular Engineering
  • The Institute for Massachusetts Biofuels Research (TIMBR)
  • The Microwave Remote Sensing Laboratory (MIRSL)
  • The National Science Foundation Center for e-Design and Realization of Engineered Products and Systems (e-Design Center)
  • MassNanoTech
  • The University of Massachusetts Transportation Center (UMTC)
  • The University of Massachusetts Traffic Safety Research Program (UMassSAFE)
  • The Center for Process Design and Control (CPDC)

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Coordinates: 42°23′36.9″N 72°31′45.7″W / 42.393583°N 72.529361°W / 42.393583; -72.529361