Strategic Plan

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Our mission is to advance the field of engineering through research, innovation, and inclusive pedagogy and empower our diverse community of students to become ethically-minded engineers and leaders in Silicon Valley and beyond.

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We aspire to be a world-class engineering school that transforms lives through education and addresses society’s most important challenges through pioneering research and innovation.

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Student Success

We prepare students to be professional engineers and lifelong learners, able to find success in all aspects of their lives.

Hands-On Learning

We believe in practical, hands-on technical learning opportunities in conjunction with engaging curricula and teaching approaches.


We integrate engineering principles with an entrepreneurial mindset to foster creativity and produce ideas that deviate from the status quo.


We encourage interdisciplinary experiences across the College, throughout the University, and with our industry & community partners.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

We leverage inclusive and equitable practices to empower a global, diverse student, faculty, and staff population in teaching and learning.

Social Responsibility

We place a high value on ethics, global awareness, and community service and integrate that mindset into our curricular and extracurricular opportunities.
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