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.

Faculty Tech Talk: The Power of Fintech

Columbia Engineering professors at the forefront of fintech sat down with Dean Boyce and a crowd of students as part of the School’s latest faculty tech talk. More
Nov 07 2018 | By Jesse Adams | Iyengar photo credit: Eileen Barroso | Zhou photo credit: Jeffrey Schifman