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Faculty & Research

Engineering can solve human problems such as climate change, overpopulation, network security and more.

Stanford Engineering focuses on a multidisciplinary approach that draws upon Stanford’s world-leading expertise in medicine, law, business and public policy to create an impact on 21st century challenges.

Professor

Civil & Environmental Engineering

I used to tell my students that I was an ‘accidental professor.’

Professor

Materials Science and Engineering

I do research on solar cells that absorb sunlight and create electricity. We’re trying to make solar cells that are better than the ones in use today.

Research department

The School of Engineering’s departments are home to more than 240 faculty and more than 4,000 students with undergraduate, graduate, coterm and post-grad opportunities.

Faculty research labs and centers

Explore Stanford Engineering’s dozens of labs, institutes and centers to find about the research at Stanford and the people behind the work.