Research & Impact

Tackling Societal Challenges

At the College of Engineering, your research potential rises to new heights with our liberating approach that goes far beyond individual disciplines or departments. This breakthrough collaborative structure fully integrates knowledge, tools and ways of thinking as you tackle complex scientific and societal challenges.

Convergent Research Themes

Research, education, and faculty and student recruitment are centered on six cross-cutting areas where the Boston University College of Engineering has existing strength and potential to make significant impact.

Our Convergent Research Approach

Collaborative Environment

Together with our research centers and institutes and our award-winning faculty, you will have everything you need to deliver insights and ideas that are poised to transform this century and beyond.

Department Research Areas

Engineered for Impact

A selection of convergent research accomplishments.

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