UConn School of Engineering is a powerhouse for research and engineering education in the state of Connecticut and beyond. We are the number 1 public engineering school in New England, and we provide 51 percent of the state’s engineering graduates. We work with local and national industry to address pressing technological challenges and to strengthen our manufacturing base. We value entrepreneurship and innovation, and our students and faculty actively develop startups and new technologies in support of economic development. Equally important, initiatives in engineering for human rights, brownfields, and cybersecurity demonstrate our enduring commitment to addressing major challenges facing our society.
Our students, faculty, and staff are committed to upholding the highest standards of excellence, responsibility, and accountability in all that we do. We work to build a collegial environment that promotes academic freedom, encourages critical thinking, embraces creativity, and instills integrity, and we seek to recruit a diverse student body, faculty, and staff. We promote and support new discovery and applications of engineering research that will positively impact global societies. We encourage professional and public engagement of benefit to our society.
The mission of UConn Engineering is to: