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.

Jake Elmer and Brianna Conte

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

  

CHANGEMAKERS

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ENGINEERING NEWS

Dr. Aaron Wemhoff

Next-Gen Gaming Is an Environmental Nightmare | Wired.com, 10/15/20

Dr. Aaron Wemhoff, director of Villanova’s Center for Energy-Smart Electronic Systems, is quoted in this article about the environmental effects of console waste plus energy-hungry cloud gaming.  

OCTOBER 19, 2020

Villanova Formula SAE Implements COVID-Safe Teaching Methods

Villanova Formula SAE Implements COVID-Safe Teaching Methods

This year, like all clubs, NovaRacing has needed to respond to the ever-changing campus-scape. Nearly 30 freshmen have shown interest in joining the Formula SAE team—which builds a race car from the ground up every year—but the garage cannot safely accommodate that many students for training. In order to introduce the freshmen, team president Chris Auslander ’21 CpE and his senior officers creatively implemented a series of online training modules on how to use SolidWorks.

OCTOBER 19, 2020

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When litter in the river isn’t the only reason the Schuylkill is trashier | WHYY, 10/17/20

When litter in the river isn’t the only reason the Schuylkill is trashier | WHYY, 10/17/20

Drs. Andrea Welker and Robert Traver, stormwater experts in Villanova’s Center for Resilient Water Systems, were interviewed on WHYY radio about the trash in the river. What they noted is that the problem with river health isn’t the trash as much as it is the floodwaters that transport it.  

OCTOBER 19, 2020

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Dr. Deeksha Seth

Engineering Unleashed Fellowship Honors Professor for Her Creative Approach to Integrating Entrepreneurial Mindset into Teaching

As a 2020 Engineering Unleashed Fellow, Mechanical Engineering Assistant Teaching Professor Dr. Deeksha Seth’s goal is to update how design is taught and incorporated in engineering education and to emphasize integration and connections within engineering and other academic disciplines.

OCTOBER 6, 2020

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Adjunct Professor Hasshi Sudler ’92 EE

E-Crypto News Talks To Hasshi Sudler On Space Blockchains

Adjunct Professor Hasshi Sudler ’92 EE and his team will be launching the world’s first private blockchain outside the Earth’s atmosphere, ushering in space commerce by allowing direct satellite-to-satellite transactions.

OCTOBER 12, 2020

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