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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 Top 10 ranking to pursue engineering 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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