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Welcome to the School of Engineering at The Catholic University of America! We provide our students with an outstanding engineering education while they learn and grow in an environment in which faculty, staff, and fellow students care about one another and about the challenges facing humanity in an ever-more connected and complex world.


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Recent News

  • CUA hosts first workshop on climate change

    On November 16, the School of Engineering hosted a full-day workshop entitled The Challenges of Climate Change. Distinguished speakers from academia, government, industry, and non-profit organizations presented research and participated in a panel discussion. The event was co-organized by Ozlem Kilic, director of the Engineering Center for Care of the Earth, and colleagues at the Universita` Politecnica delle Marche in Ancona, Italy.

  • Ozlem Kilic awarded ONR grant

    Ozlem Kilic, Professor and Chair of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, has recieved a  research grant from the Office of Naval Research for $150,000 over three years. The project is titled "Electromagnetic modeling and optimization of multilayered cylindrical structures."

  • George Nehmetallah awarded NASA grants

    Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science George Nehmetallah has recieved two new research grant from NASA, totalling $183,000, for payload design of cubesats and support for the HIRMES and BETTII projects.

  • Water quality model recognized by EPA

    GIFMod, a water quality modeling tool developed by researchers in the School of Engineering, has been recognized by the Environmental Protection Agency  as one of the tools for assessment of stormwater green infrastructures. The model is the result of research by a team led by Dr. Arash Massoudieh, associate professor and chair of Civil Engineering.
  • President Garvey appoints new Dean of Engineering

    University President John Garvey has appointed John Judge as the dean of the School of Engineering, effective June 1, 2017. Read more >>
  • Biomedical Engineering student wins Outstanding Poster Presentation award

    Congratulations to Kathleen Sheridan, senior in Biomedical Engineering, whose poster “Laser-Based Tracking System for the Characterization of Nanoparticles” was selected as one of two winners of Most Outstanding Poster Presentation in the undergraduate student category at University Research Day. Her work was supervised by Dr. Christopher Raub, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, and her project collaborators were Dominic Padova and Brian Simmons, both also seniors in Biomedical Engineering.
  • Engineering Professors win CUA Research Awards

    Two engineering faculty members were recipients of university-level research awards. Congratulations to Dr. Gunnar Lucko, Ordinary Professor of Civil Engineering, who won the Award for Achievement in Research, and to Dr. Xiaolong Luo, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, who won the Young Faculty Scholar's Award. Both awards were made by Provost Andrew Abela at University Research Day on April 20, 2017.
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