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Engineering Program Areas

Dartmouth has six program areas within the engineering sciences designed to allow for collaborative synergies across disciplines. Students are encouraged to chart a path that supports their interests, unconstrained by traditional academic boundaries. Both faculty and students draw from these multiple areas of expertise for maximum human-centered impact.

Graduate and undergraduate degree programs of study are developed based on each student's background and interests in consultation with their faculty advisor. Dartmouth's integrated structure facilitates cross-disciplinary initiatives and supports a wide range of collaborative programs.

Program Areas

Biological and Chemical Engineering

Biological & Chemical Engineering

Using fundamental principles of biology, chemistry, and mathematics, the B&CE Program Area educates innovators in bio-inspired systems, circuits, and processes as well as biotherapies and biofuels.

Area Lead: Margie Ackerman

B&CE Faculty

B&CE Research

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Biomedical Engineering

Biomedical Engineering

The BME Program Area supports education and discovery in fundamental applied science and engineering, as well as translational science, to address grand challenges in human health.

Area Lead: Brian Pogue

BME Faculty

BME Research

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Electrical and Computer Engineering

Electrical & Computer Engineering

The ECE Program Area draws from expertise ranging from semiconductor devices to advanced communication networks, from self-powered sensors to electric cars, from wearable devices to cognitive medical imaging, and from autonomous vehicles to smart cities.

Lead Faculty: Kofi Odame

ECE Faculty

ECE Research

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Energy Engineering

Energy Engineering

The Energy Engineering Program Area educates innovators in energy conversion, storage, transmission, and utilization, the transition to sustainable energy sources, and improving access to and management of energy systems.

Lead Faculty: Lee Lynd

Energy Faculty

Energy Research

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Materials Science and Engineering

Materials Science & Engineering

The MSE Program Area supports education and discovery in fundamental applied engineering as well as translational science in areas such as ice physics, nano- and bio-materials, energy harvesting and storage, and materials modeling.

Lead Faculty: Jifeng Liu

MSE Faculty

MSE Research

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Mechanical Operations and Systems Engineering

Mechanical, Operations & Systems Engineering

The MOSE Program Area prepares students to view the world as a series of interconnected systems with various feedback loops where engineers can zero in on bottlenecks and find ways to address them using available tools.

Lead Faculty: Vikrant Vaze

MOSE Faculty

MOSE Research

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