|Biological and Agricultural Engineering||77||10||9||96|
|Computer Science Computer Engineering||335||30||25||390|
|Master of Science in Engineering||41||41|
|Master of Science in Operations Management||446||446|
|Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering||1||1|
*Includes Cellular and Molecular Biology, Microelectronics-Photonics and Space and Planetary Sciences
Percentage of undergraduates that are women: 19.6
|Undergraduate||Undergraduate to Faculty Ratio|
|Biological and Agricultural Engineering||9||9:1|
|Computer Science Computer Engineering||15||22:1|
Students can choose from nine different undergraduate and 29 graduate degree programs:
Incoming engineering student average ACT: 27.6
Incoming engineering student average High School GPA: 3.7
Biological and Agricultural Engineering
Bioprocess engineering for phytonutrients; biotechnology engineering; food processing, quality, and safety; biosensors for food safety and health; biocatalyic potential of microbes; bio-nanotechnology remote sensing and site-specific agriculture; poultry litter conversion for thermal energy; agricultural waste management; non-point source pollution engineering; ecological engineering; water quality and quantity management; watershed modeling; sustainability engineering; nutrient transport at various spatial and temporal scales; air emissions and mitigation; bioenergy and bio-based products; geospatial technologies; biomedical engineering; nanotechnology applications; tissue engineering; biomaterials; physiological modeling for disease prevention.
Membrane separations, chemical and biochemical separations, bio-separations, biomaterials, mathematical modeling, chemical hazard assessment, petro-chemical processes, sustainability, supercritical fluid technologies, biomolecular nanophotonics, computational characterization, planetary surface characterization, environmental fate of chemicals.
Transportation facility, planning, design, operation and management; water/wastewater and wetlands research; computational mechanics and structural modeling; construction materials. Environmental site remediation; geotechnical slope stability and monitoring; non-destructive testing techniques.
Computer Science & Computer Engineering
Electronic circuits for space and aero-space applications, RFID information security, embedded systems, low power digital systems, hardware/software co-design, trustable logic circuit design, image processing, multicore architectures, network and database security, combinatorial optimization, computer forensics, Web search, ontology construction, pervasive and mobile computing, high-performance computing, multimedia applications, virtual worlds and grid computing.
Advanced materials technologies for multichip module and packaging of microelectronics; battery chargers for electric vehicles based on silicon carbide devices; low-power asynchronous ICs; better detection tools for breast cancer; terahertz antennas; development of amorphous silicon solar cells on flexible substrates for space application; development of polymer-based solar cells on flexible substrates for power grid applications; energy storage systems for the power grid; fault current limiters for distribution systems; nanotechnology-based sensors for medical applications; power electronics packaging; nanoparticle detection scheme for immuno and DNA assay in microfluidic devices; immuno impedance biosensor for rapid detection of pathogens in poultry samples; sensor networks; organic electronics; silicone microprobe system development; wireless sensor and network control; highway collision warning technology; development of a new automotive chassis control actuator; through-wafer Interconnects for future electronic devices; three-dimensional packaging technology; modeling silicon carbide devices; algorithms and tools for automatic behavioral model generation; rad-hard, high-voltage-bias circuitry for a MEMS microgyroscope; model building tools for VTB; mixed-signal and linear design and test research; IGERT: a new era in electronics education; Center for Ferroelectric Electronic-Photonic Nano Devices; undergraduate research on nanodevices REU Site; mixed-signal and linear microelectronics; innovative microwave imaging system for breast cancer detection; optical properties of III-V semiconductor quantum wells and superlattices; infrared applications of III-nitride quantum dots; undergraduate research on wireless sensor networks.
International trade and transportation, intelligent systems, logistic systems analysis and design, material flow design and improvement, transportation systems modeling, transportation safety, supply chain modeling, sustainability engineering, operations research, quality and reliability engineering, ergonomics, healthcare engineering, engineering management.
Materials processing, nano surface engineering of materials, micro/nano tribological studies of hard coatings, atomistic simulations of interface structure-property relationships, thermodynamic modeling of metastable phases, synthesis of carbon nanotubes, atomic layer deposition of conformal nano-scale coatings and laser processing. HVAC systems, MEMS devices, molecular motors and packaging, plasma processing and diagnostics, energy systems, high performance buildings, building energy simulation, industrial energy conservation, spacecraft systems and simulations, and sustainability.
FY2011 Research Expenditures by External Funding Source
|Federal & national government contracts||$8,524,303|
|State government contracts||$6,989,009|
|Local government grants and contracts|
|Business and industrial grants, contracts, and gifts||$3,064,201|
|Private non-profit organizations grants, contracts, and gifts||$2,309,697|