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.

Healthy Humanity

Honing the Pitch

Hosted by Columbia Engineering Entrepreneurship, the Fast Pitch Competition offers opportunities for funding and recognition, along with valuable lessons in More
Dec 12 2018 | By Jesse Adams | Photo and video credit: Dario Vasquez
Healthy Humanity

Faculty Tech Talk: Body Mechanics

Professors Christine Hendon and Kristin Myers sat down with Dean Boyce and a gathering of students for the latest faculty tech talk. More
Nov 30 2018 | By Jesse Adams | Hendon Photo Credit: Jeffrey Schifman | Myers Photo Credit: Eileen Barroso
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