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.

Celebrating Women in Tech

Ursula Burns MS’82, the first African-American woman to lead a Fortune 500 company, returned to campus as part of a special night launching New York City Women in Tech, an initiative devoted to leveraging the talent of women engineers as the city consolidates its place as a global tech hub.

Smart, Resilient Cities

From Columbia Engineering Magazine: Explore how our Faculty are working collaboratively to fashion a diverse set of strategies that foster healthier, better connected, more creative, and increasingly secure and sustainable urban environments.


A Tactile Robot Finger With No Blind Spots

Columbia Engineers first to demonstrate a robotic finger with a highly precise sense of touch over a complex, multicurved surface. More
Feb 26 2020 | By Holly Evarts | Photo and Video Credit: Pedro Piacenza/Columbia Engineering

Opening the Pipeline

Columbia’s chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers fosters community both on and off campus. More
Feb 25 2020 | By Jesse Adams | Photo Credit: Courtesy of the NSBE