Our mission

We educate tomorrow's technology leaders.
We conduct leading edge research and drive innovation.
We transfer discoveries for the benefit of society.


  • To leverage our world renown to pursue engineering and computer science for the public good.
  • To pursue interdisciplinary research that solves challenges no lab, discipline or industry can solve alone.
  • To provide world-class theoretical and hands-on education and leadership training at scale.
  • To be relevant to our industry partners now, and also 10 years from now.
  • To strengthen our climate and culture of inclusion, equity and diversity.


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