Joey Mead

Deputy Director
Nanomanufacturing Center of Excellence
UMass Lowell
Phone: (978) 934-3446

Dr. Joey Mead is a Professor in the Plastics Engineering Department at UMass Lowell and Deputy Director of NSF Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing ( 


Rubber technology, thermoplastic elastomers, design, properties and processing of elastomers, nano materials.


S.B., S.M., Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

In addition to her academic experience, Dr. Mead worked for more than 10 years at the Army Research Laboratory.

Elastomers, thermoplastic elastomers, nanomanufacturing, electrospinning, mechanical behavior of elastomers and polymers, interfacial properties of fiber reinforced composites, structure-property relationships, recycling of rubber and elastomeric barrier materials.