Strategic Plan


The Department’s identity is rooted in academic excellence directed towards: (1) research resulting in high-impact solutions for problems of public and societal importance, and (2) education of students who possess technical rigor along with perseverance, integrity, and social consciousness. The technical excellence in the varied disciplinary areas is anchored by a common theme of collegiality, collaboration, and an emphasis on public service. This sense of identity translates to goals as outlined below.