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The Picker Engineering Program combines the study of engineering with the humanities, the arts and the sciences. Our students strive to design solutions to the many challenges facing society in the 21st century.


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News & Events

Upcoming Events

  • Welcome Reception, Friday August 29th from 4:00pm - 5:30pm. For entering students and their families to ask questions about the curriculum and program. Come and meet Dr. Susannah Howe and Dr. Borjana Mikic.
  • Conversations, Monday, September 1, 10:30am - 12:00pm. An opportunity for new students to inquire about the course offereings, dicuss placement questions, and see general advice. Come and meet Dr. Andrew Guswa and Program Director, Dr. Susan Voss.
  • Conversations for Sophmore Reboot, Friday, September 5, 12:00pm - 1:00pm. An opportuity for sophmores to inquire aobut courses offerings and see general advice as they prepare to select their major during the upcoming year. Come and meet Dr. Glenn Ellis.

All forums are located in Ford Hall room 240 and are held from 12:00pm - 1:00pm, food will be served at these events, students are invited to bring their own beverage.

  • Sept. 11, 2014 - Dr. Nimmi Ramanujam talk "Developing New Technologies for Global Women's Health".

Career Opportunities

Each month the Lazarus Center for Career Development publishes a Career Engineering Newsletter with opportunities for engineering students.


Engineering in the News

Researchers decry limits on drones, Boston Globe. Professor Paul Voss (August 2014)

College Speakes up against tight drone regulations. Professor Paul Voss TV interview on Fox Business segment Countdown to the Closing Bell. (August 2014)

Engineering sophmore Anna Partridge named College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Honorable Mention Scholar All-American for her effort in both the classroom and at the 2014 NCAA Div III Diving Regionals. (July 17, 2014)

Dr. Tomboulian Goes to Washington. Dr. Briana Tomboulian was chosen to serve as the 2014-15 ASME Congressional Fellow. (June 2014)

Hot off the press, Professor Susannah Howe feature in IEEE Pulse article "Faculty Internships for Capstone Design Instructors". (June 16, 2014)

Campus School Sixth-Graders Test New Engineering Software, project "Through My Window" created by Professor Glenn Ellis. (June 4, 2014)

Professor Susan Voss received an R15 AREA grant from NIH for her project: "Development of a normative database for wide-band acoustic immittance measures" July 2014 - June 2017. (posted: June 3, 2014)

Hot off the press, Professor Andrew Guswa publish paper: Guswa, Andrew J.,K.A. Brauman, C. Brown, P. Hamel, B.L. Keeler, and S.S. Sayre, 2014. Ecosystem services: Challenges and opportunities for hydrologic modeling to support decision making,Water Resources Research, 50, doi:10.1002/2014WR015497 (posted: June 2, 2014)

Student Reflections on Capstone Design: Experiences with Industry-Sponsored Projects. Professor Susannah Howe, a guest editor of International Journal of Engineering Education (IJEE) Vol. 30-1.

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Updated: August 19, 2014