PurPics, a startup founded by one of the teams that participated in the 2018-2019 Pike Engineering Entrepreneurship Fellows Program,...
Engineering and Society: Equipping future engineers to apply judgment as well as analysis to global challenges
For UVA Engineering graduates to confront the difficult challenges of the 21st century, they must possess both high-level analytic skills and the ability to apply those skills ethically in ways that reflect the cultural, economic and political context. The Department of Engineering and Society is where UVA Engineering students learn to integrate analysis and judgment so they can create innovative solutions that are effective and sustainable because they are appropriate.
Engineering and Society Professor Named Entrepreneur of the Year for Vehicle-to-Grid Startup Fermata Energy
The Charlottesville Business Innovation Council named University of Virginia School of Engineering research professor David Slutzky...
Three second-year UVA Engineering students submitted a winning paper among thousands of entries in the 21st annual Interdisciplinary...
Engineering and Society Chair W. Bernard Carlson writes that partnerships move inventors’ ideas from research and development to...
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Works in Progress
The Engineering & Society Department leads a culture of entrepreneurship at UVA Engineering. We support the Works in Progress community of student entrepreneurial projects. Watch the Works in Progress video.
True engineering success comes from moving ideas and knowledge out of the laboratories and into the marketplace. This video explains our philosophy of entrepreneurship in engineering.
Of UVA Engineering students study ethics through the Department of Engineering and Society
Approximate number of undergraduate and graduate student entrepreneurship teams
Students enrolled in the highly competitive Engineering Business minor