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The College of Engineering at the University of Miami cultivates the next generation of innovators with world-renowned faculty leading the way. As we celebrate Miami Engineering Day and our 75th anniversary, we continue to train tomorrow’s leaders to find solutions to society’s most pressing challenges in infrastructure, big data, healthcare, sustainability, energy, and outer space.

75th Anniversary Year at a Glance

County Recognizes Miami Engineering Day

Miami-Dade County declares November 4th is Miami Engineering Day.

Senior Design Expo Showcase Student Projects

Seniors in the College of Engineering showcased their capstone projects.

Faculty and Students Shine on Research Day


85 presentations centered on innovative solutions to real-world problems.

Clean Energy Symposium Focuses on Innovative Solutions

College of Engineering launches Miami Center for Clean Energy.

Miami Engineering Presents Autonomous Mobility Workshop

New air mobility initiative launched for industry partnerships.

Disabled Student Drives Race Car With His Thoughts

Years of research culminated in a day on a NASCAR track.

Senior Addresses Key Health Disparity for Black People

Innovative electrode holder design improves EEG adherence.

FICEM and Miami Engineering to Tackle Emissions

Leaders from academia and cement industry join forces.

Innovative Ways to Improve Resilience of Coastal Structures

Funds for research strengthening coastal buildings.

Miami Engineering Milestones

1947: College of Engineering Founded

Engineering was one of the most popular fields among soldiers returning from WWII. In its first few years of operation, the College offered degrees in electrical, industrial, mechanical, civil, and architectural engineering with an enrollment of over 400 students.

1959: McArthur Engineering Building Opens

Due to the generosity of its namesake, the James Neville McArthur Engineering Building opened in 1959. It has served as the College’s home base ever since, enabling world-class research and instruction.

1963: College Gains Full Accreditation

The College gained full accreditation from the Engineers' Council for Professional Development in 1963 as departments launched their first master’s programs the year before.

1977: School Becomes College

The School of Engineering and Environmental Design was officially renamed the College of Engineering in 1977.

1990: College’s Building Expands

Major gifts enabled the expansion of the McArthur Engineering Building in 1990.

2022: Frost Gift to Engineering

The Frost Institute for Chemistry and Molecular Science opened in November 2022, expanding the College’s space for research and instruction.

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