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    The World Knows Us, So Should You

    See why the top companies in the world turn to UNH or a take a virtual tour of the beautiful Durham campus.

  • Environmental engineering

    #14 in the Nation

    The environmental engineering program at UNH was recently ranked #14 nationally amongst bachelor's programs based on earning potential of graduates.

  • Innovation Scholars

    The first cohort of first-year students in the Innovation Scholars completed their research projects, including on the impact of King Tides in Hampton, New Hampshire. Watch More.

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    Top Tier

    UNH has risen to the top echelon of research universities as designated by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. UNH is now among the 130 doctoral-granting universities in the “very high research activity,” or R1, category.

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING & PhySICAL SCIENCES

The University of New Hampshire College of Engineering and Physical Sciences empowers creative thinkers, innovative problem solvers and leaders to make a difference. With world-class programs and faculty mentors, students actively engage in rigorous academics and hands on learning and research opportunities to have an impact in their profession, their community and the world.


 

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Olson Advanced Manufacturing Center
Advanced Manufacturing

The John Olson Advanced Manufacturing Center is up and running with a focus on industry engagement, student engagement and research as it connects UNH students to real-world learning opportunities. 

Innovation Scholars
Innovation Scholars

The Innovation Scholars program is a research driven introduction to UNH for first-year students under the direction of a faculty member. Students will develop skills that open doors of opportunity at UNH and connect them to the scholarly activity with UNH Innovation and UNH Career and Professional Success. There are multiple research areas to choose from.

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Faculty Excellence

We are proud to celebrate research excellence in our department of mechanical engineering, whose last eight tenure-track faculty hires have received a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award. It’s one of many ways UNH is exploring the edge of possible through research and its commitment to educating the next generation of engineers.

  • Tracking Emerging Contaminants in NH
    UNH graduate student Cassidy Yates is helping to study the way we track and manage new contaminants in New Hampshire waters
    Tracking Emerging Contaminants in NH
    UNH graduate student Cassidy Yates is helping to study the way we track and manage new contaminants in New Hampshire waters
  • Alum Recognized by ASCE
    Thalia Valkanos '13 spoke to the American Society of Civil Engineers about the bold choices she made that propelled her career.
    Alum Recognized by ASCE
    Thalia Valkanos '13 spoke to the American Society of Civil Engineers about the bold choices she made that propelled her career.
  • Class Field Trip Launches Career
    Civil engineering's Maggie Fillion '20 turned a fall class field trip into an internship and career opportunity with Shea Concrete. Her experience was documented in a podcast...
    Class Field Trip Launches Career
    Civil engineering's Maggie Fillion '20 turned a fall class field trip into an internship and career opportunity with Shea Concrete. Her experience was documented in a podcast...
  • AWWA Recognized Graduate Student
    Darline Simoni Balen was recently selected as the American Water Works Association's second place 2020 Academic Achievement Award for the best master’s thesis. Balen, a civil engineer student, defended her graduate thesis in December before it was submitted to the AWWA competition open to all...
    AWWA Recognized Graduate Student
    Darline Simoni Balen was recently selected as the American Water Works Association's second place 2020 Academic Achievement Award for the best master’s thesis. Balen, a civil engineer student, defended her graduate thesis in December before it was submitted to the AWWA competition open to all...
  • Learning What She Didn't Know
    Before Lihy Buchbinder ’21 arrived at UNH, she had a cultural experience that few students have: In December 2014, having  finished high school, Buchbinder returned to her homeland to serve in the Israeli Army.
    Learning What She Didn't Know
    Before Lihy Buchbinder ’21 arrived at UNH, she had a cultural experience that few students have: In December 2014, having  finished high school, Buchbinder returned to her homeland to serve in the Israeli Army.

Recent Stories

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Night Life

Night Life

Researchers receive grant to study geomagnetic storms on Earth's night side...

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UNH to Lead Biotechnology Workforce Development Initiative

UNH to Lead Biotechnology Workforce Development Initiative

NIH grant engages teachers, students from five NH middle and high schools...

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Solar Explorers

Solar Explorers

NASA selects UNH researchers for solar mission concept studies...

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