COLLEGE OF

ENGINEERING

Rendition of the CEER Building

The Future of Villanova Engineering

The 150,000-square-foot expansion of the Center for Engineering Education and Research (CEER) will usher in a new era for the College of Engineering, furthering its commitment to igniting change through interdisciplinary research and innovative teaching and learning.

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DEPARTMENTS

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

RESEARCH

Faculty and students engage in research in 7 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

92.1%

SUCCESSFUL UNDERGRADUATE PLACEMENT RATE

  

90%

WHO WANT AN INTERNSHIP HAVE AT LEAST ONE

  

483

GRADUATE STUDENTS

  

88%

OF MASTER'S STUDENTS GRADUATE WITHIN 3 YEARS

  

35%

FEMALE ENGINEERING UNDERGRADUATES

  

93.3%

FRESHMAN-TO-SOPHOMORE RETENTION RATE

  

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ENGINEERING NEWS

This summer, Aqua President Colleen Arnold ’19 EMBA accompanied students to Madagascar to assist with a water infrastructure project, Rural Access to New Opportunities in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (RANOWASH).

Industry Spotlight: Villanova Engineering–Aqua Partnership Improves Access to Clean Water Abroad

Working in partnership with Villanova’s Center for Humanitarian Engineering and International Development, staff members from Aqua have lent their expertise to Engineering students through projects aimed at increasing the availability of sustainable water supplies in developing communities.

SEPTEMBER 22, 2022

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Dr. David Cereceda

Dr. David Cereceda Senas Receives Early Career Award from U.S. Department of Energy

The five-year, $750,000 grant will allow the assistant professor of Mechanical Engineering to advance research in fusion energy. Dr. Cereceda is one of just 83 recipients nationwide in 2022 and the first Villanova faculty member to receive the award.

SEPTEMBER 13, 2022

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Villanova Engineering Launches Center for Human-Environmental Systems

Villanova Engineering Launches Center for Human-Environmental Systems

Directed by Associate Professor Wenqing “Vicky” Xu, PhD, of Civil and Environmental Engineering, the center will address environmental concerns through biomimicry, finding solutions by exploring how nature itself would solve these problems.

SEPTEMBER 8, 2022

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Dr. Chris Kitchens

College of Engineering Welcomes 10 New Permanent Faculty Members

Get to know the professors joining Villanova Engineering’s faculty for the 2022-23 academic year, including a new chair of the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Dr. Chris Kitchens.

SEPTEMBER 7, 2022

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Dr. David Jamison

Dr. David Jamison Named Associate Dean for Undergraduate Affairs

A biomedical engineer with experience in industry and academia, Dr. Jamison “brings a passion and unique perspective that will serve our students well as they navigate college and explore their future careers,” says Michele Marcolongo, Drosdick Endowed Dean of the College of Engineering.

SEPTEMBER 1, 2022

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