Who we are: The College of Engineering is a place of extraordinary talent, with faculty, students, alumni, and staff who care about the outcomes of their work?
Founded in 1889, our college endeavors to create solutions that promote strong economies, healthy people, and a sustainable natural environment. Our program has a long history of graduating world-class engineers who have made major impacts on civilization through significant contributions in science and technology. Alumni achievements include breakthrough innovations such as the first artificial heart valve, the computer mouse, and the concept of email.
By emphasizing authentic, experiential engineering experiences within our curriculum, we equip students with the knowledge, skills, and passion to advance innovative solutions to today’s most complex engineering challenges. Through nearly 30 unique degree programs at the graduate and undergraduate level, we produce top-notch engineers who are grounded in integrity, ingenuity, and a keen understanding of the inter-relatedness of global economies, cultures, and natural systems. Our faculty collaborates across disciplines to leverage synergies in teaching, research, and innovation. And we cultivate strategic partnerships to turn research results into new companies and products that create jobs while helping people to lead better lives.