Academics

The ECSE department graduates visionary and versatile professionals who have solid foundations in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, and know how apply their knowledge and skills to address the world's big challenges. The ECSE experience at RPI provides a creative, stimulating environment that prepares and motivates graduates to: 

  • Identify, model, analyze, and solve challenging real world problems
  • Demonstrate specialized technical knowledge in their chosen field 
  • Obtain strong communication skills with emphasis on technical writing, interpersonal communications, and presenting 
  • Design innovative products, processes, and systems
  • Perform effectively on diverse, multidisciplinary teams  as both leaders and contributors
  • Practice engineering in a socially responsible and ethical manner
  • Become life long learners who continue to grow both personally and professionally

ESCE undergraduate, masters and doctoral programs combine rigorous coursework with hands-on research supervised by RPI's renowned faculty and senior researchers.