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COLLEGE OF

ENGINEERING


The Future of ֱ Engineering

Opening in Fall 2024, Drosdick Hall will usher in a new era for the College of Engineering, furthering its commitment to igniting change through interdisciplinary research and innovative teaching and learning.

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EXPLORE YOUR OPTIONS

DEPARTMENTS

Four academic departments are home to undergraduate and graduate programs and 70+ full-time faculty.

RESEARCH

Faculty and students engage in research in 7 centers of excellence and several specialty areas.

BACHELOR'S

Pursue your BS or 5-year BS/MS in Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering.

MASTER'S

Advance your career with one of 9 part-time or full-time grad programs—available on campus or online.

DOCTORAL

Our distinctive PhD program educates highly qualified scholars for academia, industry and government.

CERTIFICATE

Earn your graduate certificate in one of 15+ programs; most can be completed entirely online.

THE VILLANOVA ENGINEERING EXPERIENCE

 

 

ENGINEERING AT A GLANCE

98.2%

SUCCESSFUL UNDERGRADUATE PLACEMENT RATE

  

90%

WHO WANT AN INTERNSHIP HAVE AT LEAST ONE

  

483

GRADUATE STUDENTS

  

88%

OF MASTER'S STUDENTS GRADUATE WITHIN 3 YEARS

  

35%

FEMALE ENGINEERING UNDERGRADUATES

  

93.3%

FRESHMAN-TO-SOPHOMORE RETENTION RATE

  

CHANGEMAKERS

ENGINEERING NEWS

William Brown and Sylvie Lorente

$2.5 Million Gift from William M. Brown ’84 ME, ’87 MSME to Establish an Endowed Chair in Mechanical Engineering

To further the College’s commitment to innovative research and teaching, Dean Michele Marcolongo recently announced that William “Bill” M. Brown, ’84, ’87, CEO of 3M, has made a $2.5 million gift to the College for the establishment of an Endowed Chair in Mechanical Engineering. Sylvie Lorente, PhD, will serve as the inaugural chairholder.

JUNE 12, 2024

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Accelerating Excellence: Behind NovaRacing’s Resurgence

Accelerating Excellence: Behind NovaRacing’s Resurgence

For the members of ֱ’s NovaRacing team, the thrill of the race was more than just crossing the finish line. It was the culmination of months of meticulous planning, late nights in the lab and an unwavering determination to learn from past mistakes.

JUNE 10, 2024

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ֱ Engineers Secure Major Research Funding from New Millennium, a Steel Dynamics Company

ֱ Engineers Secure Major Research Funding from New Millennium, a Steel Dynamics Company

Civil and Environmental Engineering Professors David Dinehart, PhD; Shawn P. Gross, PhD; and Joseph Robert Yost, PhD, PE, have been awarded a five-year, $2 million grant for an extensive research program focused on the design and performance of structural steel components used in commercial buildings.

JUNE 6, 2024

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Six ֱ Engineering Professors Receive 2024 Faculty Awards

Six ֱ Engineering Professors Receive 2024 Faculty Awards

Drs. Bridget Wadzuk, David Cereceda, Virginia Smith, Kristin Sample-Lord, Bo Li and Qianhong Wu were recognized at the 2024 Undergraduate Commencement for their contributions to the University during the 2023–24 academic year.

MAY 30, 2024

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Computer Engineering Grad Among 18 ֱns to Receive Fulbright Student Grants for 2024-25

Computer Engineering Grad Among 18 ֱns to Receive Fulbright Student Grants for 2024-25

During her Fulbright year, Jenna Fazio ’24 CpE will continue her studies at Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT) in Finland, where she will obtain a master’s degree in Sociotechnical Systems and Sustainability Transitions.

MAY 30, 2024

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