COLLEGE OF

ENGINEERING

HOW WILL YOU IGNITE CHANGE?

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

Our collaboratively competitive community of undergraduate through doctoral students benefits from faculty members who are experts in their fields and 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 they need to grow professionally and collaborate effectively across disciplines.

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.

Villanova Engineers Respond to the Coronavirus Pandemic

In March 2020—when everything changed—College of Engineering faculty and alumni began sharing their perspectives and their expertise on COVID-19. They have presented computational models in the search for an inhibitor; partnered with Philadelphia area hospitals to develop emergency ventilators; wrote about the potential for blockchain to help medical facilities stem the spread of the disease and shared their expectations for the global economy in light of the crisis.

Villanova Engineering undergraduates work with faculty on ground-breaking research.

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

Villanova Experiental Learning

ENGINEERING ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Villanova Engineering undergraduates are prepared professionally through the Career Compass program.

CAREER READINESS

Villanova Engineers apply their skills in communities around the world.

SERVICE LEARNING

Employment and continuing education outcomes are impressive for Villanova Engineering graduates.

UNDERGRADUATE OUTCOMES

Students can pursue independent research or research with faculty.

RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES

Graduate students can earn their degrees full-time, part-time or online.

GRADUATE OPTIONS

Engineering majors study abroad, serve internationally and conduct research globally.

STUDY ABROAD

 

 

ENGINEERING AT A GLANCE

95.6%

SUCCESSFUL UNDERGRADUATE PLACEMENT RATE

  

92.3%

GRADUATE WITH INTERNSHIP, RESEARCH OR MILITARY EXPERIENCE

  

464

GRADUATE STUDENTS

  

88%

OF MASTER'S STUDENTS GRADUATE WITHIN 3 YEARS

  

33%

FEMALE ENGINEERING UNDERGRADUATES

  

94%

FRESHMAN-TO-SOPHOMORE RETENTION RATE

  

CHANGEMAKERS

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ENGINEERING NEWS

Dr. Michele Marcolongo

Villanova University Appoints Michele Marcolongo, PhD, as the Drosdick Endowed Dean of the College of Engineering

Villanova University appointed Michele Marcolongo, PhD, as the Drosdick Endowed Dean of the College of Engineering, effective July 31. Dr. Marcolongo’s engineering career spans more than three decades and encompasses roles as an academician, researcher, administrator, inventor and entrepreneur.

APRIL 3, 2020

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College of Engineering Initiatives Among Those Awarded Manufacturing PA Grants

College of Engineering Initiatives Among Those Awarded Manufacturing PA Grants

Villanova faculty are leading efforts on a smart brain imager (Dr. Meltem Izzetoglu), wetting of binder solution on porous bed of microparticles (Drs. Bo Li and Qianhong Wu) and optimization for microelectromechanical systems devices (Dr. Rosalind Wynne). These projects are among the 43 funded recently by the Department of Community and Economic Development’s Manufacturing PA initiative.

JUNE 12, 2020

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“Ready for 100” initiative

Sustainable Engineering Students Consult with Local Township to Reduce Energy Costs

Students in Villanova’s Sustainable Engineering graduate program partnered with Plymouth Township in Montgomery County, PA, to develop a plan to meet the township’s renewable energy goals as part of the nationwide “Ready for 100” initiative.

JUNE 15, 2020

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Engineering-Led NSF Grant Supports University-Wide High-Performance Computing

Engineering-Led NSF Grant Supports University-Wide High-Performance Computing

A team of three Villanova faculty and two staff have been awarded a two-year, $397,196 National Science Foundation Campus Cyberinfrastructure (CC*) grant. Titled “CC* Compute: High-Performance Computing (HPC) Backbone for Accelerating Campus-Wide and Regional Research,” the award will fund a university-wide HPC cluster that will help advance Villanova’s computational research.

JUNE 18, 2020

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Drs. Moeness Amin and C. Nataraj

Villanova Receives Funding for COVID-19 Response Through Manufacturing Innovation Challenge

Two Villanova University College of Engineering initiatives led by Drs. Moeness Amin and C. Nataraj were among seven projects at four Pennsylvania universities to be awarded $174,603 in new funding through the Manufacturing PA Innovation Program COVID-19 Challenge to address the commonwealth’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

JUNE 22, 2020

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