College of Engineering

These students got game

The U’s top-ranked video games program to show off new student games during “EAE Launch 2021” event.


11 U students awarded prestigious NSF fellowships

This is the second-largest U cohort to date.


Two people with virtual reality glasses in a conference-like room with other people testing out VR glasses in the background.

Video game greatness

University of Utah’s EAE video game design program ranked No. 1 in the country.


Nobel Laureate to speak on changing the illumination of the world

Shuji Nakamura won the prize in 2014.


The screenshot of the video game appears to be in outer space - the background is black with gray specs that might be stars scattered. A white rectangle takes up the majority of the frame in the middle—it's coated in a texture that looks like breaking ice, with lavender duding. Across the middle are stacks of blue 3-dimensional rectangles. On the ends are golden symbols that look like a hand fan. There are black holes going diagonally across the middle, as if the white rectangle has dimension holes in it.

Get in the game

University of Utah’s top-ranked video games program to show off new games under development during “EAE Play 2020.”


College of Engineering Dean Rich Brown receives Presidential Endowed Chair

Brown has been dean at the college for nearly two decades.


How U alumni helped invent the catalytic converter

The catalytic converter, which removes toxic gases from car exhaust, owes its invention partly to U alumni working at Corning Incorporated in the 1970s.


An empty symphony stage with one scientist in the middle measuring air flow.

Blowin’ in the wind

University of Utah engineers conduct air flow study to help Utah Symphony musicians stay safe from COVID-19.


Energy Center wins award

The honor is given to the highest-performing center in the country.


Gerald Stringfellow, an older man with white hair, and white goatee and wire-rimmed glasses, sits at his desk, holding a model of some kind of molecule — sticks attached to yellow and white balls arranged to form a three-dimensional grid thing.

Gerald Stringfellow’s bright idea

The legacy of the U’s mastermind behind LED-based technology was honored in a video from the National Academy of Inventors.