College of Engineering

James L. and Katherine S. Melsa Dean of Engineering: W. Samuel Easterling

Instruction in Engineering started in 1869 with courses in mechanic arts. The curriculum in mechanic arts was divided in 1871 into civil and mechanical engineering. engineering was organized as a separate division in 1904.

Previous Names

  • Engineering Division (1904–1959)


Browse the College of Engineering Collections:

Aerospace Engineering

Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering

Center for Nondestructive Evaluation

Chemical and Biological Engineering

Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering

Materials Science and Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

NSF Engineering Research Center for Biorenewable Chemicals