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Aerospace Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

KU Aerospace Engineering is one of the top programs in the world in aircraft and engine design education. Four NASA astronauts earned degrees at KU, including one in the 2017 astronaut class. With an emphasis on designing, simulating, building, testing, and flying aerospace vehicles and systems, aerospace engineering students at KU receive access to unmatched educational opportunities. Aerospace Engineering brochure (PDF).

aerohawk@ku.edu • 785-864-4267



From cancer treatment and tissue engineering to improved drug delivery and concussion testing, KU’s bioengineering program is helping students to find cures, promote well being, and build healthy communities. KU offers an undergraduate certificate and an accelerated pathway to a graduate degree through the chemical or mechanical engineering programs. Bioengineering Brochure (PDF).

bioe@ku.edu • 785-864-5258

Chemical and Petroleum Engineering

Chemical & Petroleum Engineering

Creating safer, more environmentally friendly plastics. Enhancing oil recovery techniques. Improving methods for drug delivery. Whatever your passion, a diverse array of options are available to students pursuing a degree in this field, including wide-ranging opportunities in the bioengineering and biomedical fields. KU is the only institution in Kansas that offers a degree in petroleum engineering. Chemical & Petroleum Engineering brochure (PDF).

cpe@ku.edu • 785-864-4965

Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering

Civil, Environmental & Architectural Engineering

Roads, bridges, buildings, water resources, air quality, and more – these all play an increasingly important role in our lives. Civil, environmental and architectural engineering boasts a vibrant faculty, who are preparing engineers to assume leadership roles in the profession. KU’s instructional and laboratory facilities in areas such as environmental engineering, concrete materials, asphalt, and illumination are world-class. Civil, Environmental & Architectural Engineering brochure (PDF).

ceae@ku.edu • 785-864-3766

Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

KU EECS is a nationally recognized leader in cyber security, big data, computer networking, radar, artificial intelligence, and virtual reality. Graduates make their mark as engineers and computer scientists, or in the fields of law, medicine, or business. All graduates have a strong foundation in their field along with problem solving skills that prepare them to face new technological challenges. Electrical Engineering & Computer Science brochure (PDF)

undergraduate@eecs.ku.edugraduate@eecs.ku.edu • 785-864-4487

Engineering Management and Project Management

Engineering Management & Project Management

Engineering management is a specialized form of management that is required to successfully lead engineering or technical personnel and projects. The successful engineering manager must have the skills necessary to coach, mentor and motivate technical professionals, which are often different skills from those needed to work with individuals in other fields. The program is offered at the KU Edwards Campus to address the needs of working professionals in the Kansas City metro.

emgt@ku.edu  •  913-897-8560

pmgt@ku.edu  •  913-897-8635

Engineering Physics

Engineering Physics

Engineering physics graduates combine an extensive background in physics - the science that underlies much of modern technology - with an engineering mindset. Their broad training and technical breadth provide a unique flexibility for careers. Engineering Physics brochure (PDF)

ephx@ku.edu •  785-864-4626 

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Whether its advanced materials, biomechanics, emerging transportation technologies, or a wide variety of other fields, mechanical engineers have a vast network of career opportunities available to them due to the remarkable versatility of this degree. From award winning race cars and energy efficient vehicle development to advanced spinal implants and an easier path to recovery from knee surgery, mechanical engineering at KU offers a wide variety of opportunities, including robust offerings in bioengineering and biomechanics. Mechanical Engineering brochure (PDF)

kume@ku.edu • 785-864-3181

Professional Education

Professional Education

The School of Engineering has had a long and rewarding partnership with KU Continuing Education – from highly regarded short courses to academic conferences. Many of these efforts feature our faculty experts in aerospace engineering, bioengineering, civil engineering, electrical engineering and environmental engineering.

kuce@ku.edu • 785-864-5823 • 877-404-5823 (toll free)

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