THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON
Blend paid industry work with your studies. Co-ops can lead to full-time employment after graduation from our engineer college.
Rockets or robots? Race cars or remote-control planes? Whatever your interest, we have a design team for you.
UA ENGINEERS AT WORK
On the job with a corrosion engineer
What exactly does a corrosion engineer do?
Well, Madeline Lee gets to float over a shark infested pit. Hear how being a corrosion engineer led to her shark encounter and many other cool places!
I chose UA over colleges in my home state because of the amazing success of the design teams, the level of engagement between professors and students, and scholarships. UA offers a highly respected education at a great value.
— Riley Dodds,
majoring in civil engineering
Diverse Engineering podcast is back, this time with a focus on women
The latest installment of “Diverse Engineering – Women Engineers Through the Decades,” an initiative of the College of Engineering and Polymer Science, is back! This podcast celebrates the unique voices and stories of UA engineering alumni.
Timken Foundation gift to make The University of Akron a national research center for precision manufacturing needs
Manufacturing companies across the nation will soon have access to state-of-the-art resources and vital expertise to assist them in developing new and innovative finishing technologies thanks to a generous $3 million gift to The University of Akron (UA) from the Timken Foundation of Canton.
New program to support success of engineering freshmen
Elizabeth Clifford, a current mechanical engineering PhD student, is the brainchild behind one of the College of Engineering and Polymer Science's latest student-focused initiatives.