The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences is a vibrant and diverse community of researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs. We collaborate to discover new knowledge, educate tomorrow's leaders, and solve the most pressing challenges facing society today. Because in SEAS, resilience is in our DNA and we plan to leave the planet better than we found it.
Kemper Lewis, PhD, MBA, a global leader in engineering design, system optimization and advanced manufacturing, is the new dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
Paul DesJardin is leading a team of researchers to simulate and help design safe, low-cost motors that could propel nanosatellites, other vehicles into space.
Teams of faculty members throughout the school are working to improve the nation’s plastic recycling efforts, which have been muddled since 2017 when China curtailed importing plastic waste.
Electrical engineer Huamin Li is investigating a novel transistor concept that can switch speed faster and use less energy. His research is funded by a prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER award.
Ann Bisantz has been named HFE WOMAN Mentor of the Year, a prestigious award that acknowledges her dedication and impact as a mentor in the human factors and ergonomics field.
A research team led by Stelios Andreadis will develop innovative technologies for regenerative medicine and educate future leaders in the field with the launch of a new center.
Our newest faculty members bring renowned expertise in artificial intelligence, biometrics, computer vision, data visualization/mining, energy harvesting, machine learning, and project management.
Jonathan Lovell and his team have discovered a technique that could help increase the effectiveness of vaccines against the novel coronavirus, the virus that causes COVID-19.
Qiaoqiang Gan is leading a team to develop a sun-powered water purifier that could provide drinking water in resource-scarce environments.
Assistant Professor Ian Bradley’s work could transform wastewater treatment plants all over the country into algae production facilities while simultaneously producing biomass for fuel production.
Paschalis Alexandridis, John Crassidis, Vladimir Mitin, Sriram Neelamegham, Leslie Ying and Junsong Yuan were recently elected Fellows for distinguished contributions to their fields.
Assistant Professor Minghui Zheng is the principal investigator on a new $3 million NSF-funded project, The Future of Remanufacturing: Human-Robot Collaboration for Disassembly of End-of-Use Products.