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Engineering excellence for the public good

The College of Engineering’s strategic plan focuses on four key areas: creating a healthier and more just world through our work; embracing the power of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI); translating innovation into impact; and investing strategically in our future.


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A Boeing Alaska Airline plane flying over snow capped mountains

Air and space

Research takes flight

Aeronautics & Astronautics sensing research is flying on the 2021 Boeing ecoDemonstrator, providing students a rare opportunity to test algorithms and models during flight.

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120 years of engineering innovation
962 awards in 2019-2020
26.5% female faculty members #1 among the top 50 engineering schools
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$125M in externally funded research