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.

Discovery & Innovation: The Past & The Future

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.

AstroMike—From Outer Space to the Classroom

Currently a visiting professor at Columbia Engineering, NASA astronaut Michael Massimino is teaching a new course in human spaceflight this spring.

A Lever Long Enough—Foreword by Mary C. Boyce

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.