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
Students receive special graduation gift from Akron-area couple
Upon graduation ten engineering students received The Trajectory Award - $10,000 to go towards their outstanding student loan balance.
Professor developing biosensors for early detection of Alzheimer’s
Dr. Jie Zheng was awarded $361,000 from the National Science Foundation to support his research on neurodegenerative diseases.
New research center at UA to meet industry needs
The Center for Precision Manufacturing will improve traditional manufacturing processes while providing a learning environment for students.