College of Engineering

Aerospace Engineering students carry a rocket to the launch site
Since its inception in 1961, the College of Engineering has evolved into a top choice for serious engineering students and researchers from all over the globe. We deliver broad-spectrum, world-class engineering education, combined with practical research experience. Our students can choose among seven bachelor's, and a number of master's and joint doctoral degree programs.

We're dedicated to innovative education, discovery, and dissemination of knowledge. We equip our students to think with international perspective, to design solutions that meet human and societal needs, and to create economic value that helps sustain the San Diego region and beyond.

Two students conduct a test with electrical components
We're committed to inventing a better future, both for the San Diego region, a hot spot of innovation and technology, and for the global community we all share. That's why we maintain close relationships with San Diego industry that result in extensive partnerships, internships and placement opportunities for our students.

Eugene A. Olevsky, Ph.D., FASME, FACerS, FAvH

Message from the Dean

"We are dedicated to innovative education, research, and dissemination of knowledge. Student success is at the heart of our mission."

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Engineering Spotlight

Dr. Margherita Capriotti
Dr. Margherita Capriotti releases journal article in Institute of Physics and Engineering Medicine.
Portrait of Alumni Donald Mensah
Just three years out of his bachelor's degree in Aerospace Engineering, early career graduate Donald Mensah is already giving back.
Aztec Baja members posing with their car.
The team is bringing home some new hardware with an 8th place Overall Finish and 1st place Finish in the Suspension and Traction event!