Analysis. Problem-Solving. Judgment.

To help our students achieve great things in their careers, UVA is committed to developing engineers who can analyze, solve problems and design, as well as exercise judgment in terms of ethical, social and business issues.


Along with providing many of the foundational courses in the School’s curriculum, Engineering & Society is responsible for the programs that enrich the UVA Engineering experience:

Preparing Engineering Leaders

  • Science, Technology and Society


    The Science, Technology & Society Program of the Department of Engineering & Society is dedicated to preparing engineers who can perform analysis, problem-solving and design, as well as exercise judgment.

    Science, Technology and Society
  • Applied Math


    Applied mathematics is a branch of mathematics that deals with mathematical methods that find use in science, engineering, business, computer science, and industry. Applied math is a combination of mathematical science and specialized knowledge. It is used to describe and solve practical problems by formulating and studying mathematical models. UVA Engineering's Applied Math program is housed in the Engineering & Society Department.

    Applied Math
  • Rodman Scholars


    The Rodman Scholars Program is the honors program for the top 5 percent of each class in the School of Engineering. Rodman Scholars demonstrate superior academic performance and leadership.

    Rodman Scholars