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STRATEGIC PLAN

We envision the University of Delaware College of Engineering as the destination for an extraordinary education, transformational research and engaged service. Learn more about how we will reach new heights over the next five years.

VISION

We aim to be the destination of choice for talented students, faculty and staff who seek to build a healthier and more prosperous future for the citizens of Delaware and the world. Through our exceptional educational offerings, innovative research, entrepreneurial activities and community engagement, we will use engineering to solve the most vexing issues facing humanity. We are driven by an empowered, inclusive, collaborative culture.

We are growing, and so is our impact.

MISSION

The College of Engineering, a community of scholars driven by discovery and design, is devoted to education, research and socially-responsible innovation. We are committed to generating new knowledge, inspiring invention and pursuing vexing challenges with a much better future in mind. We foster an inclusive and globally-oriented culture aimed at engaging our diverse faculty, staff and students in vertically-integrated education and interdisciplinary research. We seek meaningful connections with partners who extend our reach from campus to the community and to the world at large.

Together, we strive for engineering excellence.

VALUES

As individuals, we value integrity, compassion, and respect for others as we continuously improve and diligently persevere toward excellence. Professionally, we are energized by curiosity, creativity, a collaborative spirit, technical mastery and constructive dialogue across real and perceived boundaries as we engineer solutions that serve the world.

KEY PRIORITIES

Culture & Climate: Welcoming, Belonging

Foster welcoming, actively inclusive and collaborative classrooms and workplaces to foster a sense of belonging that helps everyone at the University excel.

People: Innovative, Influential

Cultivate a community of innovative, influential thinkers to expand the success of the College of Engineering and the entire University of Delaware.

Curriculum & Research:
Locally Impactful, Globally Relevant

Be the economic and innovation engine to provide the talent, solutions and expertise that benefit the state of Delaware, the region and communities all over the world.

Infrastructure & Organization:
Student-Centered, Discovery-Driven

Provide student-centered, discovery-driven facilities and operations to advance the mission of the College of Engineering and the University of Delaware.

INTELLECTUAL NEIGHBORHOODS

Intellectual Neighborhoods represent the intersection of our education, research and service expertise; location and partnership opportunities; resources and societal needs. These five areas include:

Advanced Manufacturing & Applications

Coastal & Environmental Engineering Sciences

Engineered Therapeutics

Translational Biomechanics

Scholarship of Engineering Education

Together, we can address key global and local challenges.