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University of Delaware - 2016

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College Description

Engineering College Description and Special Characteristics

With internationally ranked programs taught by expert faculty, the University of Delaware College of Engineering is devoted to developing highly skilled and well-rounded engineers who are focused on solving the Grand Challenges of health, sustainability, security, and quality of life. Training, research, and entrepreneurship intersect to provide students the tools, experience and unparalleled education that make them competitive in a global job market. Bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree programs serve as a pathway to careers in academia, industry, health care and governmental agencies.

Students are encouraged to participate in undergraduate research, working side-by-side with faculty to explore areas such as alternative energy, composite materials, rehabilitative health products, cybersecurity, and fuel cell research and development. Co-op and internship opportunities offer students real work experience"a plus when graduates are looking for jobs. Likewise, the college’s entrepreneurial activities are building an ecosystem to nurture business-minded engineering students and to help them network and commercialize their ideas.

State-of-the-art facilities such as the Patrick T. Harker Interdisciplinary Science & Engineering Laboratory, the Design Studio and the growing Science, Technology and Advanced Research (STAR) Campus immerse students in hands-on, problem-based learning and offer a fertile training ground for the next generation of researchers, entrepreneurs and inventors.