University of Kansas School of Engineering

University of Kansas School of Engineering

Infobox University
name = University of Kansas School of Engineering
established = 1891
type = Public
dean = Stuart R. Bell, Ph.D.
city = Lawrence
state = Kansas
country = USA
students =
faculty =
website = http://www.engr.ku.edu/
Accreditation =
The University of Kansas School of Engineering is an ABET accredited, public engineering school located on the main campus of the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas. The KU School of Engineering was officially founded in 1891, although engineering degrees were awarded as early as 1873. [ [http://www.engr.ku.edu/about/tradition.html Tradition] ]

In the U.S. News and World Report’s "America’s Best Colleges, 2009" issue, KU’s School of Engineering was ranked 41st among public schools nationwide. National rankings for individual programs included Petroleum Engineering at ninth and Aerospace Engineering at 24th. [ [http://www.news.ku.edu/2008/august/22/usnews.shtml> U.S. News ranks KU among top 50 public universities] ]

Majors and Concentrations

*Aerospace Engineering
**Aerospace Engineering: B.S., M.E., M.S., Ph.D., D.E.

*Bioengineering
**Bioengineering: M.S., Ph.D.

*Chemical & Petroleum Engineering
**Chemical Engineering: B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
**Petroleum Engineering: B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

*Civil, Environmental & Architectural Engineering
**Architectural Engineering: B.S., M.S.
**Civil Engineering B.S., M.S., M.C.E., Ph.D., D.E.
**Environmental Engineering: M.S., Ph.D.
**Environmental Science: M.S., Ph.D.
**Construction Management: M.C.M

*Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
**Computer Engineering: B.S., M.S.
**Computer Science: B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
**Electrical Engineering: B.S., M.S., Ph.D., D.E.
**Information Technology: M.S.

*Engineering Management
**Engineering Management: M.S.

*Engineering Physics
**Engineering Physics: B.S.

*Mechanical Engineering
**Mechanical Engineering: B.S., M.S., Ph.D., D.E.

Notable Alumni

* Alan Mulally (BS/MS), President and CEO of Ford Motor Company
* Brian McClendon (BSEE 1986), VP of Engineering at Google.
* Robert J. Eaton (ME 1963), retired DaimlerChrysler AG Chairman.
* Rear Adm. Wayne E. Meyer (BSEE 1946) Director of the AEGIS Shipbuilding Project.
* Lou Montulli, co-founder of Netscape and author of the Lynx web browser.
* Charles E. Spahr (1934), former CEO of Standard Oil of Ohio.
* Douglas Shane (BS 1982), director of flight operations for SpaceShipOne, which made the first privately-funded human spaceflight
* Linda Zarda Cook (PE 1981), executive director of Shell Gas & Power and a member of the Shell Executive Committee.
* Maj. Gen. Joe Engle (AE 1955), astronaut and NASA space shuttle commander.
* Jim Adam (ME 1956), former chairman and CEO of the engineering design firm Black & Veatch.
* Sam Gilliland (EE 1985), CEO and chairman of Sabre Holdings, parent company of Travelocity.

External Links

* [http://www.engr.ku.edu/ University of Kansas School of Engineering]
* [http://www.eecs.ku.edu/ Electrical Engineering and Computer Science]
* [http://www.kualumni.org/ Kansas Alumni Association]
* [http://www.jayhawkmotorsports.com/ Jayhawk Motorsports]


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