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Stanford Engineering has been at the forefront of innovation for nearly a century, creating pivotal technologies that have transformed the worlds of information technology, communications, health care, energy, business and beyond. 

Our faculty conduct groundbreaking, interdisciplinary research, and our students graduate with technical excellence, as well as the creativity, cultural awareness and entrepreneurial skills that come from exposure to all that Stanford University has to offer.

Our mission

We aim to seek solutions to important global problems and educate leaders who will improve the world through the power of engineering principles, techniques and systems.

Our key goals are to: 

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Land acknowledgement

We acknowledge that Stanford sits on the ancestral and unceded land of the Muwekma Ohlone Tribe. This land was and continues to be of great importance to the Ohlone people. Consistent with our values of community and diversity, we have a responsibility to honor and make visible the university’s relationship to Native peoples.

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Letters from the Dean

Learn more about Jennifer Widom and read her latest letters to the community to get a sense of what’s happening on campus.

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