Department Mission

Our mission is to be a flagship engineering department that benefits all people of North Carolina and the global society by:

  • making a profound impact on current and emerging science and technologies;
  • fostering exemplary, synergistic multidisciplinary research and education programs in close partnership with industry and government;
  • providing the environment for innovative professional and scholarly development; and
  • graduating highly skilled, ethical engineers who will thrive in a rapidly changing world and be future leaders in technology and society.

Undergraduate Program Mission

North Carolina State University Mission

Department History

Read about the department’s distinguished history, from its beginnings in 1889 at the North Carolina College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts to its current residence on NCSU’s research-centered Centennial Campus.