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Rooted in the university's interdisciplinary education and in the College of Integrated Science and Engineering's philosophy of innovation and real-life problem-solving, JMU produces engineers who design with people in mind.
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September 22, 2016
Dr. Jacquelyn Nagel, an assistant professor in the Department of Engineering at James Madison University (JMU), received the Distinguished New Engineer Award from the Society of Women Engineers (SWE).
September 16, 2016
James Madison University was just cited as one of the most innovative schools in the South by U.S. News & World Report's 2017 Best Colleges rankings.
May 27, 2016
One year into a two-year engineering capstone project, a group of rising JMU seniors is making good progress on helping a global manufacturing giant improve the energy efficiency of its Harrisonburg service center.
April 28, 2016
JMU team placed first in the "Caring for the Caregiver Hack: Advancing Caregiver Health Through Innovations” in downtown Richmond in March.
April 25, 2016
What can faculty do when they can't find an appropriate textbook for the subject they're teaching? In the case of three JMU faculty members, the answer was simple: Write their own textbook.
April 13, 2016
Behind chopper-style handlebars, Syerra Cesar feels in control being able to finally ride a bike. Her cushy chair is built with parts of a mattress pad from a student’s freshman year dorm.
April 13, 2016
JMU partnered with University Innovation Fellows to host the second annual Hackathon on April 1 and 2. For 24 hours, students of all majors came together to compete and create innovative solutions.
Welcome from Engineering
This is an exciting time for the Department of Engineering. We've grown in the three years since our formation with a few faculty and no students to a robust program with a growing faculty and hundreds of students. More >