At the College of Engineering, we are committed to creating an academic environment that emphasizes service, recognition, respect, and trust.

Our Mission

The College of Engineering graduates engineers who are dedicated to discovery and the application of technology to promote economic development and improve the quality of life.

Our Vision

The College of Engineering will be regarded for its impact on society’s greatest societal challenges through focused research, boundary spanning education, and continuous innovation.

Our Core Values


Ensure that all aspects of our pedagogy, research, administrative operations, and outreach are of excellent quality, embodying the highest standards of knowledge, inquiry, academic freedom, integrity, and service.

Student Centeredness

Provide for the personal, intellectual, and professional development of our students, enabling them to become leaders, be civically engaged, and pursue lifelong development.


Value, encourage, and promote all aspects of human differences, fostering a culture that welcomes a broad variety of personal circumstances and experiences, mirrors our rapidly changing world, and prepares our students to be effective citizens in an increasingly interdependent society.


Preserve and enhance our legacy of exploration, strategic leadership, and entrepreneurial risk-taking, to find new and better ways of anticipating and addressing society’s needs and challenges.


Expand our expertise, resources, and impact by working closely with all segments of the University and through partnerships and alliances internally and beyond our campus.