What starts here changes the world. The Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering is known for numerous discoveries, leading to solutions for global challenges in water, health, energy, and the environment. The true goal of research is to discover technologies, standards, methods, products, and processes that improve the world we live in.
1: National Research Council (2010); 2: US News and World Report (2016)
Top-rated faculty, robust research programs, and outstanding opportunities have lead to the Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering’s world-class reputation. Graduate students work alongside respected faculty to meet societal challenges and make a global impact through innovative and collaborative research.
Department graduate programs
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Creating a culture of inclusion and equity
Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion Melissa Burt introduces upcoming graduate students on how we work towards creating a culture of inclusion and equity.
The Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering pays differential tuition for all graduate students on a research assistantship (GRA), teaching assistantship (GTA), or other assistantship (GSA).
Graduate Student Showcase
Engineering graduate students showcased exceptional work at the 2022 Gradshow
Colorado State University graduate students presented their research, entrepreneurship and creative arts while competing for over $20,000 in scholarships during the 2022 GradShow on November 16.
The GradShow would not be possible without the time and financial support of many generous sponsors and judges. Top qualifiers in the GradShow are invited to participate in the 3 Minute Challenge, where top presenters become vice president for research fellows and have access to travel scholarships, mentoring, and professional development.
Excellence in Research Awards
The Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering Excellence in Research Awards is sponsored by the College. Congratulations to the following three recipients of these awards:
- Jacob DeRoo, School of Biomedical Engineering
- Sam Winston, Mechanical Engineering
- Kevin Barry, Atmospheric Science
CSU STRATA – Drivers of Innovation
- Platinum award
- Ming-Hao Cheng, Electrical and Computer Engineering
- Silver award
- Nipa Khair, School of Advanced Materials Discovery
Great Minds in Research
- 1st place
- Emma Rettner, School of Advanced Materials Discovery
- Honorable Mention
- Abby Otten, School of Advanced Materials Discovery
- Sohaib Habiballah, Chemical and Biological Engineering
- Daniel Sanchez, Civil and Environmental Engineering
- Abhishek Bhattacharjee, School of Advanced Materials Discovery
Graduate Student Council – New Graduate Student
- Research Top Scholar
- Carter Dojan, School of Advanced Materials Discovery