About


Center for Smart and Connected Society (CS2) is an interdisciplinary center that focuses on enabling communities to improve services, adopt sustainable practices, promote economic growth, and enhance the overall quality of life while cutting across domains. The center brings together interdisciplinary expertise to areas such as:

  • Smart Health and Smart Living
  • Smart buildings and energy
  • Smart and autonomous vehicles
  • Smart agriculture
  • Internet of Things(IoT) and data analytics
  • Social and ethical challenges in AI-based smart technologies.
  • Data privacy and securty issues in smart and connected society.



Our center enables the following key activities:

  • New cross-disciplinary faculty collaborations.
  • New cross-campus collaborations.
  • Establish and operate research testbeds.
  • Maintain large data repositories.

Contact Us
We are located in room 214 of the Comnputer Science Building at 140 Governors Drive.

Mailing Address:
Center for Smart and Connected Society,
ATTN: Prashant Shenoy
University of Massachusetts
140 Governors Drive.
Amherst 01003