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    The online degree conferral for all undergraduate and graduate students, including doctoral candidates, will take place on the Celebrating the Class of 2020 website on May 15 after 12 p.m. ET.

    A senior wearing a graduation cap in front of Rush Rhees Library.

    Feature Stories

    2020 Senior Design Capstone Projects

    Each year, engineering students partner with companies and institutions to solve real-world problems by developing prototype medical devices and research instruments. We are very proud of our students’ dedication to completing their projects despite the challenges of doing so remotely. Visit the Senior Design Day website to browse their projects and leave comments.

    Unlocking Big Data

    Rochester is using data science to change how we research, how we learn, and how we understand our world.


    Summer of Research

    The University of Rochester fosters unique opportunities for undergraduate research, especially during the summer.



    Community Connections

    Celebrating University partnerships at home, across the country, and around the world.



    A Newscenter series showcasing the University of Rochester's cross-disciplinary approaches to teaching, learning, and research.


    Photos of Norma Doell and Marie Bessey.

    Celebration 2020

    Women who have made a difference

    Join us in celebrating Hajim School faculty, staff, alumnae, and other women who have contributed greatly to engineering and computer science, serving as role models as we strive for inclusivity in STEM fields.

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    Thomas Howard, assistant professor assists students as part of the Upward Bound program.

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    Hajim School welcomes students from diverse backgrounds

    ”It is important to ensure that engineering and the applied sciences are fields that are accessible to all,” says Wendi Heinzelman, dean of the Hajim School.  The school offers three pillars of support for first-generation, minority, and/or low-income students and veterans: academic advising, mentorship, and community.

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    Meet Our Students

    Engineering undergrads describe how the Hajim School and its faculty enable them to find their passions, interact across disciplines on interesting projects and research, and still find time to pursue other interests.


    Of the 433 bachelor's degrees awarded by the Hajim School in 2019, almost 1/3 went to women.

    Why Rochester?

    Chemical Engineering Student

    The mission of the Edmund A. Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences is to advance the highest quality education and research in engineering and applied science through engaging experiences and environments that promote critical thinking, creativity, ethics and leadership.

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