Aerospace Engineering

Understanding flight, exploring space and designing components, vehicles and systems are the abiding interests of the faculty and students at the Clark School's Department of Aerospace Engineering. Specializations include aeronautics, astronautics, rotorcraft and hypersonics.

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Biocomputational Engineering

In the Biocomputational Engineering program, students will develop skills in computation and data science that can be applied to the modeling of complex biological systems and the analysis of complex biological data sets. Even more, students will have the opportunity to impact human health by applying skills in computer modeling, bioinformatics, analysis of large and complex data sets, and other important computational skills.

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The undergraduate program in Bioengineering is founded in biology, driven by human health issues, and is forward-thinking. Our objective is to marry the principles and applications embedded in engineering with the sciences of biology, medicine, and health.

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Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering offers a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, which combines chemical, physical and life sciences with engineering to solve a wide variety of problems. The graduate in this major finds interesting and diverse career opportunities in such fields as petroleum, pharmaceuticals, polymers and biotechnologies.

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Civil and Environmental Engineering

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering offers a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, which is a very diverse field, concerned with such things as planning, design, construction and operation of large systems such as buildings and bridges; water purification and distribution systems; traffic and transportation systems; and water and land pollution treatment.

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Computer Engineering

Our undergraduate programs in Electrical and Computer Engineering are based on a solid foundation in mathematics, physics, and basic engineering science.

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Electrical Engineering

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering offers one of the strongest and most highly-ranked programs in the nation. Research programs within the department cover a wide spectrum of activities in areas such as signal processing, optics and photonics, and bioelectronics and systems. 

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Cyber-Physical Systems Engineering

The overarching goal of the Cyber-Physical Systems Engineering program is to train the workforce in the areas of software, hardware, and applications involving widely deployed smart devices and their interactions with resources in the cloud.

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Fire Protection Engineering

Fire Protection Engineering provides graduates with the tools needed to safeguard lives and property from fire. Undergraduate students receive a unique education (see sidebar) that focuses on topics such as fire-related safety, suppression systems, and health and environmental issues.

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Materials Science and Engineering

Many major advances in science and technology, from computer chips to hypersonic aircraft, are attributable to advances in the underlying materials systems. Materials Science and Engineering is a multidisciplinary field focused on developing materials and materials systems for future technological advancements.

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Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering is a dynamic and expanding field with emphasis in such areas as energy, thermal sciences, and instrumentation. New programs in manufacturing, microelectronics, and nanotechnology prepare our graduates for the emerging technologies of the 21st century.

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Minors afford students the opportunity to pursue a limited but structured concentration in a coherent field of study outside their major.

While minors are not offered in every field of study, the A. James Clark School of Engineering offers the following approved minors: