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University Research Partnerships

UMass Clean Energy Extension partners with university researchers to contribute to external research proposals and activities. Working across University disciplines of engineering, policy, economic development, and entrepreneurship, we draw programmatic partners from throughout the UMass system, including:

  • Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Information and Computer Science
  • Isenberg School of Management
  • Environmental Health Sciences
  • Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning
  • Environmental Conservation
  • School of Earth and Sustainability
  • Resource Economics
  • The Donahue Institute
  • Political Economy Research Institute
  • The UMass Innovation Institute
  • The Institute for Social Science Research
  • The Office of Research Development
  • Commercial Ventures and Intellectual Property
  • University Physical Plant

Current University Research Partnerships

UMass Clean Energy Extension is coordinating with DOER and the State Geologist Stephen Mabee and Five College Professor Michael Rhodes, Department of Geosciences, to conduct geological explorations to identify potential near surface bedrock for direct geothermal heating in Massachusetts.