The defining characteristic of the School of Engineering & Applied Science is an eagerness to cross boundaries in research and education. As a leading engineering school in service to society, our faculty and students develop innovative solutions for the most urgent challenges facing the world — sustainable energy, a cleaner environment, next-generation information technology and improved health care. We work with colleagues in medicine, social work, architecture and the sciences — both on our campus and around the world — to transform our vision of a better world into today’s reality. And we prepare students to become leaders in our global and increasingly technological society. In short, we create the world of tomorrow…today.