Mission

We are an interdisciplinary center that focuses on the intersection of technology and social issues in smart and connected societies. Our work emphasizes IoT-based technologies in Energy, Healthcare, Transportation and Agriculture as well as social issues in these domains. Learn more about our ongoing research projects here.

CS2 also maintains testbeds and data repositories to enable research in this area.


Future Series Fall 2018 Speaker Series to Explore Technological Shifts and Social Change

Center for Smart and Connected Society in collaboration with the UMass Amherst College of Information and Computer Sciences and the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences brings a thought-provoking speaker series titled 'The Futures Series: Technological Shifts and Social Change'. The speaker series aims to address and explore the consequences of technological transformation in people's lives, and help technology innovators and social scientists develop effective mechanissm to respond to them effectively. For more details, click here.


Recent News and Activities
April 2018
  • David Irwin, ECE faculty member and Smart Energy Lead, wins the COE’s Outstanding Junior Faculty Award
March 2018
  • Prashant Shenoy to deliver Distinguished Lecture at Colorado State University
Feb 2018
  • CS2 unveils a new collaboration with UMass Transportation Center and Engineering on clean transportation and electric vehicle research.
  • CS2 Director Prashant Shenoy elected as AAAS Fellow.
Oct 2017
  • CS2 faculty are part of the IoBT Center Grant from Army Research Labs.
Events
05 Oct 18

The Futures Series

Henry Farrell, Prof. of Political Science and International Affairs at George Washington University

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15 Oct 18

The Futures Series

Paul DiMaggio, Prof. of Sociology at NYU

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26 Oct 18

The Futures Series

Ece Kamar, Senior Researcher at Microsoft Research

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08 Nov 18

The Futures Series

Virginia Eubanks, Assoc. Prof. of Political Science at the University at Albany, SUNY

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