Departments: Explore Engineering Fields

Our engineering and science departments and programs embrace broad-based instruction, new technologies, and innovation with research that advances fundamental science and transcends disciplines.

Many of our distinguished faculty have dual appointments with other departments or exciting University initiatives such as the Columbia Nano Initiative and the Data Science Institute.

Through collaboration within and across departments at Columbia, we are opening frontiers in expanding fields such as financial engineering, nanotechnology, and biomedical engineering.

Computer Engineering Program

The Computer Engineering program combines key aspects of electrical engineering and computer science. Whether pursuing a BS or Master of Science degree, students learn the fundamentals of circuits, systems, and software associated with the design of programmable systems used in general purpose computing, communications, control, and signal processing.

Program in Materials Science and Engineering

The Program in Materials Science and Engineering is focused on understanding and developing new and better materials for the use in innovative engineering applications.