FEATURED STORY Celebrating 150 Years
Columbia Engineering has reached a major milestone. This year marks the 150th anniversary of the School’s founding and an opportune time to reflect on its past achievements, honor pioneering faculty and outstanding students and alumni, but also to celebrate the exciting future ahead.
The School has an exciting year planned for its anniversary, with more than 30 events for faculty, students, and alumni.
Columbia Engineering spotlights a few exciting fields of engineering research—from the disciplinary frontiers of nanoscience and data science to the grand challenges of the urban environment, sustainability, and personalized medicine.
Currently a visiting professor at Columbia Engineering, NASA astronaut Michael Massimino is teaching a new course in human spaceflight this spring.
The following is Dean Mary C. Boyce’s Foreword to A Lever Long Enough: A History of Columbia’s School of Engineering and Applied Science Since 1864, written by Robert McCaughey, professor of history and Janet H. Robb Chair in the Social Sciences at Barnard College.