Strategic Collaborations

Aug 19 2021

Columbia Engineering partners with industry, government, and non-profit foundations to cultivate mutually beneficial relationships. Guided by the School’s mission and vision, faculty, staff, and students take an multidisciplinary approach to impacting humanity. Every day, we are expanding knowledge and advancing technology through cutting-edge research.

From technology firms to government organizations, Columbia Engineering is collaborating with global organizations and local companies at the forefront of scientific development. The Strategic Collaborations Office seeks partnerships that will advance education, research, and innovation and entrepreneurship. Contact us to share the challenges you face in your organization and let us help you transform what you do.

Pillars of Strategic Collaborations

  • Education Columbia Engineering attracts exceptional students to our undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs. We work with you to recruit new talent for employment and upskill existing talent with our wide array of executive education and continuing education programs.
  • Research As a world-class research institution, we drive scientific breakthroughs. Our research spans from engineering medicine to using artificial intelligence to mitigate the impact of climate change. There are many ways you can partner with researchers across Columbia Engineering.
  • Innovation + Entrepreneurship Students and faculty collaborate with local and international organizations to design tomorrow’s future. Our partners serve as mentors, offering insight into real-world problem solving. While our students learn from these valuable partnerships, employers take away new lessons too. Work with us to make a sustainable impact on the world.

Benefits to partners

  • Develop and hire exceptional talent
  • Extend your brand visibility to the wider Columbia Engineering School community
  • Identify faculty partners or connect with our Centers on projects of mutual interest
  • Create partnerships with Columbia Engineering’s entrepreneurs/start-ups

If you would like to receive information on how your organization can partner with Columbia Engineering School, please email [email protected]. We look forward to speaking soon.



Eric Vieira

Eric Vieira, PhD
Director of Strategic Collaborations
Columbia University - School of Engineering and Applied Science
[email protected]