Engineering Faculty

Recognition

The prestigious Faculty Early Career Development Award (CAREER) from the National Science Foundation (NSF) is given to faculty members at the beginning of their academic careers and is one of NSF’s most competitive awards, placing emphasis on high-quality research and novel education initiatives.


In the media

The human impulse to help those in need should be encouraged. But people need to be educated on how best to help."

Dr. José Holguín-Veras in The Los Angeles Times


It is not a question of if, but of when LED lighting will be the norm throughout the world.

Dr. Robert Karlicek in The BBC


Scientists are developing ever more sophisticated versions of "virtual patients" with the aim of testing medical devices and procedures that can't readily be assessed in real people.

Dr. X. George Xu in The Wall St. Journal


Zimmie was part of the team of engineers that assessed New Orleans' broken levees for Congress in the aftermath of Katrina.

Dr. Thomas Zimmie in Popular Science


Facts and Figures

145

Engineering Faculty Members

24

Endowed professorships

42

Early Career Awards