Every summer, the UVA/MIT Policy Internship Program places 10 UVA Engineering students in agencies and organizations in Washington, D...
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.
In honor of Nikola Tesla's birthday, Engineering and Society Department Chair Bernie Carlson devotes his monthly Forbes column to...
UVA mechanical engineer, professor and nuclear weapons expert Houston Wood weighs in on North Korea and Iran.
InMEDBio LLC, a student-led company developing a new type of wound care dressing, has impressed judges at important entrepreneurship...
Lecturer, Department of Systems and Information Engineering, Lecturer, Applied Mathematics Program, Department of Engineering and Society, Affiliated Faculty, Department of Statistics
- Computational Statistics and Simulation/Statistical Modeling
- Risk and Decision Analysis
- Optimization Models and Methods
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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