Oregon State University College of Engineering
Oregon State University's College of Engineering is a college within Oregon State University organized into four schools: Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering, Civil and Construction Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and Chemical, Biological, and Environmental Engineering. Additional degree-granting programs exist in the disciplines of Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Health Physics. Oregon State University has engineering as a centerpiece of the university. The two newest buildings are Kelley Engineering Center, home to the school of electrical engineering and computer science, and a remodeled Kearney Hall, home to civil and construction management engineering.
With the nation’s fourth highest percentage of women faculty and the 22nd largest undergraduate enrollment, the OSU College of Engineering emphasizes highly collaborative research to solve global problems. It attempts to use innovative Platforms for Learning including TekBots to enhance hands-on teaching and develop work-ready graduates who are driven to build a better world.
As of the Fall term of 2013, there were 5682 undergraduate and 1076 graduate students enrolled in the College of Engineering for the Corvallis campus. This totals at 6758.
The College of Engineering's faculty is made up of approximately 200 members whose time is split between teaching and research.
The College's Operational budget for the 2013=2014 school year was $81.4 million with $34 million from research grants and $16.2 million from private donors.
- Linus Pauling, 1954 Nobel Prize in Chemistry & 1962 Nobel Peace Prize recipient; the only person ever to win two unshared Nobel Prizes
- Timothy S. Leatherman of Leatherman Tool Group, Inc.
- Jen-Hsun Huang, founder of nVIDIA Corp
- Douglas Engelbart, inventor of the computer mouse
- William Oefelein, NASA Astronaut
- Donald Pettit, NASA Astronaut
- Fred Merryfield, Holly Cornell, James Howland, and T. Burke Hayes, founders of CH2M Hill
Schools and Programs
- Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering Home Page
- Civil and Construction Engineering Home Page
- Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Home Page
- Chemical, Biological, and Environmental Engineering Home Page
- Nuclear Engineering Home Page
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