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10/13/19
Materials design and innovation masters student Eric Oliverio won first place in a scholarship competition run by the MidAtlantic Rubber and Plastics Group (MARPG).
9/30/19

Miles will provide outreach to teachers, gov’t officials, industry and others interested in Lake Ontario and Lake Erie.

9/25/19
Students from the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences had the opportunity to get out of the classroom this summer, traveling to the coast of Wales for the inaugural year of the Swansea Study Abroad program.
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Biomedical Engineering

Biomedical engineers combine the problem solving ability of engineers with the knowledge of the biological and medical fields to develop new solutions for improving human health, health care, and quality of life for all people.

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Chemical and Biological Engineering

Chemical engineering concerns the design, scale-up, and operation of chemical processes, and the understanding and design of technologically useful materials. Chemical engineers use these same skills to understand and manipulate natural processes, such as in biological systems.

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Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

Our highly respected research programs generate the knowledge, tools and leadership needed to address society's largest and most challenging problems in the natural and built environments.

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Computer Science and Engineering

Our combination of computer science and computer engineering reflects our commitment to a modern integrated environment for research and education in computing.

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Electrical Engineering

From smart phones to smart cars to green appliances, electrical engineers turn knowledge into reality.

Our faculty engage in research in the areas of communications and signals processing, nanoelectronics and photonics and energy systems, creating the knowledge that is needed to solve the problems we face today.

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Engineering Education

The Department of Engineering Education is a new interdisciplinary department that aims to advance the engineering profession and transform the way in which students are educated.

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Industrial and Systems Engineering

Industrial engineers apply scientific, mathematical and computer techniques to design, model, analyze and improve complex systems.

We prepare students to become effective engineers by enhancing their technical expertise, exposing them to critical issues, and providing them with tools to deal with these issues confidently.

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Materials Design and Innovation

The Department of Materials Design and Innovation (MDI) is a forward-leaning, interdisciplinary initiative that will address regional and national demand for new materials that accelerate research and education in advanced manufacturing and biotechnology. 

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Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

MAE is one of the broader engineering disciplines. Mechanical engineers are involved in research and development, design and manufacturing. Aerospace engineering includes the traditional aeronautics and astronautics applications, as well as aerospace-related component development and vehicle and propulsion system design.

Quick Facts

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    The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences was founded in 1946

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    Member of Association of American Universities (AAU)

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    Research expenditures total $72 million annually

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    250 full-time faculty members and counting

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    Our Fall 2019 student body consists of 2,175 graduate students and 5,180 undergraduates

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    36,000+ alumni in 50 states and 70 countries around the globe

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    1,858 degrees awarded in the 2018-2019 academic year

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    global community with students from 65 different countries and 30 different states

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The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences was founded in 1946

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Member of Association of American Universities (AAU)

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Research expenditures total $72 million annually

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250 full-time faculty members and counting

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5,180 undergraduates and 2,175 graduate students enrolled in 2019

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1,858 degrees awarded in the 2018-2019 academic year

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36,000+ alumni in 50 states and 70 countries around the globe

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A global community with students from 65 different countries and 30 states

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