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University of California, Irvine - 2016

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College Description

Engineering College Description and Special Characteristics

The Henry Samueli School of Engineering at the University of California, Irvine is at the forefront of education and research in the engineering disciplines that will shape the future of the nation and the world. With rapidly expanding academic programs and a growing number of faculty and students, the Samueli School is becoming a powerhouse for innovative engineering education and the development of tomorrow’s advanced technologies. Through an integrative and cross-disciplinary educational experience that blends fundamentals, research and hands-on experience, we train future leaders in the engineering profession. Working in partnership with state and federal agencies and industry, the School promotes the transfer of research to applications that benefit society. The School’s faculty members are scholars and leaders in their disciplines and have achieved world-wide honors and recognition for their pioneering research and dedicated teaching. More than a third of our faculty members are Fellows in professional societies and 10 have been elected as members of the National Academies.

The Henry Samueli School of Engineering is comprised of five academic departments: Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. The Samueli School is home to or affiliated with numerous interdisciplinary centers, facilities, institutes and laboratories, including The Edwards Lifesciences Center for Advanced Cardiovascular Technology and the National Fuel Cell Research Center. (For a comprehensive listing of centers and affiliated centers, visit