Although many disciplines fall under the broad umbrella of engineering, they all have the inherent common core of impacting and improving lives, from medical devices to manufacturing, from energy to the environment. Here, we take a look at several ongoing, innovative projects within the college and the various ways they are helping out society.
A Lab With a View
John Schwartz and civil and environmental engineering graduate students are taking adventurous steps to ensure the quality of our water and air is in check. Learn more about their research.
Designed to Serve
The college’s inaugural Senior Design Showcase hosted more than 125 teams from all disciplines, revealing the impactful work our seniors are doing. Learn more about their projects.
Engineering for the Human Experience
Rupy Sawhney, professor of industrial and systems engineering, is creating a systems approach that puts engineering for the human experience first. Read more about Sawhney’s approach.
Engineering Electrical Equality
Chien-fei Chen, research associate professor for the college, is looking to add the human element to the work on power grids being done by CURENT. Learn more about her unique position in the college.
Device Aims to Reduce Hospital Expenses Related to IV Drug Use
Matthew Mench, department head for mechanical, aerospace, and biomedical engineering, saw a need for a new device to help with opioid epidemic. Read more about their device.
Natchez Trace Bridge Update
Students from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering senior design class have formally submitted designs to improve the Natchez Trace Bridge’s safety. Learn more about their designs.