The Beltramo lab recruits PhD students from the Chemical Engineering program at UMass. Prospective graduate students potentially interested in joining our lab should apply to the UMass ChE graduate program  Once you are on campus, please contact us!


If you are interested in a post-doc position in the Beltramo lab, please contact Dr. Beltramo directly with your CV and research interests. Post-docs are accepted based on interest and funding availability.  


The Beltramo lab accepts undergraduates on a continual basis.  Please follow these steps to apply for a research position in the Beltramo lab:

1. Look through the Research section.

2. Send Dr. Beltramo an email that includes: (A) Your current resume, (B) a 500 word description of your research interests and why you are interested in working in the Beltramo lab, and (C) a brief statement including your availability to work in the lab from now until your projected graduation date, and how many hours you are willing and able to work in the lab per week.

  • Undergraduates are continually accepted into the lab based on qualifications, project availability, interests, and space.

  • REQUIREMENT 1: During the school semester, undergraduates are required to commit at least 10 hours per week in the lab.

  • Undergraduates can receive course credits during the school year to work in the lab (3.3 hours per week = 1 credit), or they can be paid through work study if eligible.

  • During the summer, undergraduates can either work on a volunteer basis, or find extramural funding sources to be paid during the summer months.

  • REQUIREMENT 2: To participate in Beltramo Lab research, undergrads must maintain an overall GPA of 3.2 or better.