Engineering for Humanity

Our vision for Columbia Engineering reflects our aspirations to bring about innovative research that has a positive impact on humanity—a sustainable, healthy, secure, connected, and creative humanity.

Intended Consequences

For biomedical engineer Rachel Mintz ’19, sound science stems from curiosity, passion, and creativity. Good science requires something extra—the ability to think critically about technology’s tremendous power to shape society.

New Cell Therapy Aids Heart Recovery—Without Implanting Cells

A team of Columbia University investigators, led by Biomedical Engineering Professor Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic, has designed a creative new approach to help injured hearts regenerate by applying extracellular vesicles secreted by cardiomyocytes rather than implanting the cells.

Data Science

Prof. Iyengar Named an INFORMS Fellow

Iyengar was cited for his “exceptional research, ranging from theory to practice in areas from robust optimization to data science, and for outstanding More
Nov 29 2018 | By Holly Evarts | PHOTO CREDIT: EILEEN BARROSO
Data Science

Where You Go Tells Who You Are—and Vice Versa

Data scientists just got better at understanding how demographics influence travel patterns—and using that knowledge to create new tools for easing traffic More
Nov 26 2018 | By Holly Evarts | Image and Video Credit: Zhenyu Shou, Zhaobin Mo/Columbia Engineering