ENG at a Glance

Rankings

US News & World Report

  • Top 20% of engineering schools in the US
  • #34 among graduate engineering programs in the US
  • #12 Biomedical Engineering program
  • #11 research expenditures per faculty member

Payscale

  • #8 Mid-Career salary

Administration

  • Kenneth R. Lutchen, Dean
  • Solomon R. Eisenberg, Senior Associate Dean for Academic Programs
  • Catherine Klapperich, Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Programs
  • Richard W. Lally, Associate Dean of Administration
  • Thomas D. C. Little, Associate Dean for Educational Initiatives
  • Lisa Drake, Assistant Dean for Development and Alumni Relations

Departments and Chairs


Research Centers

Engineering

  • Biological Design Center
  • Bimolecular Engineering Research Center
  • Center for Future Technologies in Cancer Care
  • Center for Information & Systems Engineering
  • Hearing Research Center
  • Smart Lighting Engineering Research Center

Interdisciplinary

  • Center for Computational Neuroscience & Neural Technology
  • Center for Memory & Brain
  • Center for Remote Sensing
  • Center for Sensory Communication & Neuroengineering
  • Center for Space Physics
  • Center for Systems Neuroscience
  • Fraunhofer Center for Manufacturing Innovation
  • Nanotechnology Innovation Center
  • NSF Center for Excellence for Learning in Education, Science and Technology (CELEST)
  • Photonics Center
  • Rafik Hariri Institute for Computing and Computational Science & Engineering

Engineering-Related Research Expenditures

  • $99.1 million


Faculty

  • Faculty: 159
  • Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty Positions: 128
  • Research Faculty: 16
  • 8 National Academy of Engineering or National Academy of Sciences members
  • 3 National Academy of Inventors Charter Fellows
  • 19 IEEE Fellows
  • 30 AIMBE Fellows
  • 40 NSF CAREER Award winners
  • 2 NIH PhD training grants

Students (2015–2016)BU College's Undergraduate Retention Rate is Strong

  • Doctoral: 355
  • Master’s: 472
  • Undergraduate: 1,594

Degrees Granted (2015–2016)

  • Doctoral: 62
  • Master’s: 283
  • Bachelor’s: 381

Average Freshman Retention Rate

  • 92%

Alumni

  • Living Alumni: 15,435