COLLEGE OF

ENGINEERING

WHAT CHANGE WILL YOU IGNITE?

Built on a foundation of academic excellence, community, ethical leadership and service, Villanova University College of Engineering offers an engineering education that ignites both hearts and minds, creating wisdom to shape the world.

Our collaboratively competitive community of undergraduate through doctoral students benefit from faculty members who are industry experts recognized for excellence in teaching, applied learning techniques and scholarly research. They prepare and educate engineers to be society’s future innovators and technical leaders, and help students develop the broad-based leadership skills that give them the footing they need to grow professionally and collaborate effectively across disciplines.

Villanova engineers are rigorously educated, socially grounded, conscientious thinkers and doers who are professionally prepared to make meaningful change in the world.

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EXPLORE YOUR OPTIONS

DEPARTMENTS

Four academic departments are home to undergraduate and graduate programs and 70+ full-time faculty.

RESEARCH

Faculty and students engage in research in 6 centers of excellence and several specialty areas.

BACHELOR'S

Pursue your BS or 5-year BS/MS in Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering.

MASTER'S

Advance your career with one of 9 part-time or full-time grad programs—available on campus or online.

DOCTORAL

Our distinctive PhD program educates highly qualified scholars for academia, industry and government.

CERTIFICATE

Earn your graduate certificate in one of 15+ programs; most can be completed entirely online.

THE VILLANOVA ENGINEERING EXPERIENCE

 

 

ENGINEERING AT A GLANCE

97.7%

SUCCESSFUL UNDERGRADUATE PLACEMENT RATE

  

92%

WHO WANT AN INTERNSHIP HAVE AT LEAST ONE

  

483

GRADUATE STUDENTS

  

88%

OF MASTER'S STUDENTS GRADUATE WITHIN 3 YEARS

  

33%

FEMALE ENGINEERING UNDERGRADUATES

  

95%

FRESHMAN-TO-SOPHOMORE RETENTION RATE

  

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ENGINEERING NEWS

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Wearable COVID-19 Monitoring System for Patients

Moeness Amin, PhD, Director of the Center for Advanced Communications in Villanova’s College of Engineering, has partnered with Philadelphia-based firm RTM Vital Signs, LLC to develop an accurate, easy-to-use technology to monitor at-risk individuals, including seniors, for early signs of COVID-19—before the infection progresses to a dangerous and potentially irreversible degree.

SEPTEMBER 11, 2020

Villanova University Selected for “Engineering for One Planet” Pilot Program

Villanova University Selected for “Engineering for One Planet” Pilot Program

Villanova’s College of Engineering is one of five institutions selected to participate in the Lemelson Foundation’s Engineering for One Planet (EOP) Pilot Program. With a $30,000 grant, the College will begin the process of aligning the undergraduate engineering curriculum within the EOP framework, which will instill social and environmental principles across all disciplines of engineering education.

SEPTEMBER 10, 2020

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Villanova Secures Cutting-Edge Confocal Raman Microscope Facility with Collaborative $523,333 NSF Major Research Instrumentation Grant

Villanova Secures Cutting-Edge Confocal Raman Microscope Facility with Collaborative $523,333 NSF Major Research Instrumentation Grant 

A $523,333 National Science Foundation Major Research Instrumentation grant will fund a new confocal Raman microscope facility that goes beyond high resolution imaging to provide a better understanding of biological and chemical processes under native conditions. The instrument will greatly advance knowledge and promote interdisciplinary research in nanomaterials, thermal and chemical engineering, and bioengineering/biology.

SEPTEMBER 23, 2020

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The Humanitarian Engineer Podcast: First Episode Now Available!

The Humanitarian Engineer Podcast: First Episode Now Available!

The College of Engineering has launched The Humanitarian Engineer podcast, which will highlight the work being done within the Center for Humanitarian Engineering and International Development. Students, partners, and in-country experts will share the challenges faced from a technical and humanistic perspective, as well as the progress achieved through collaborative efforts. In this first episode, learn more about the new Center and its director, Dr. Jordan Ermilio.

SEPTEMBER 14, 2020

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Members of the Snake Bot team show off their prototype.

2020 INNOVATE Teams Impress Audience during Final Presentations

Engineers’ resourcefulness was on display as teams in the INNOVATE L3Harris Summer Program adapted to a virtual environment. INNOVATE provides self-directed student teams with a two-month paid opportunity to develop innovative solutions to unmet societal or technical challenges. This year’s projects included Snake Bot, a Driving Simulator, Neuro Language Platform and Blue Blanket.

SEPTEMBER 22, 2020

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