Your path to an amazing engineering career begins here

A prestigious engineering program is nothing without passion – inspiring future engineering leaders, pursuing groundbreaking research, transforming technology to make a difference and creating solutions to make the world a better place.

Two students crouch with a remote control exploratory vehicle in a corn field
A student works on equipment in an engineering lab


Iowa State engineering graduates are in high demand. With so many academic options, you can choose what inspires you most to help change the world.  

主要s, minors and certificates


The College of 工程 is creating new solutions to society's challenges with work in six signature research areas – advanced materials and manufacturing, 医学工程, 工程教育, 能源系统, resilient infrastructures, and secure cyberspace and autonomy.

Vaccine research dream team

A scientist looks closely at fluid samples in a lab
The research being conducted at the nationally recognized Nanovaccine Institute is having a huge impact on the world. This initiative is revolutionizing the prevention and treatment of diseases such as respiratory infections, 热带疾病, 癌症, 老化, 以及动物健康.

Innovation and entrepreneurship

The College of 工程 is teaching and coaching students to work with customers and leverage new technology to engineer value-oriented marketplace solutions. 

开始的东西 in the College of 工程

A student works on electrical components
开始的东西 工程 provides a customer-focused approach to defining value in new product and process development. By engineering solutions which create real value in the minds of customers, Iowa State 工程师 will efficiently and effectively achieve success for their companies and themselves.


工程 students benefit from more than 90 engineering student organizations, study abroad and international programs, engineering specific learning communities, hands-on real-life experiences, internships and co-ops, dedicated academic advisors and career services professionals, leadership opportunities and a collaborative environment dedicated to your success.

A passion for helping others

机械工程师ing student Jillian Dunn applied engineering knowledge and her love of sports to develop prosthetics for amputee athletes during an internship with Amputee Blade Runners. 


How will you choose to make the world better? Perhaps you will discover sustainable energy sources that won’t pollute the air. Make information more secure in our digital society. Create new transportation systems to safely move people. Design bio-ceramic bone implants to make lives better. Or improve processes in a company to help save time and money. Embrace your potential and discover what you have to offer the world.

工程 career paths

  • 航空航天工程师

  • 农业工程师

  • Biological systems engineer

  • 化学工程师

  • 土木工程师

  • 计算机工程师

  • 建筑工程师

  • Cyber security engineer

  • 电气工程师

  • Environmental engineer

  • 工业工程师

  • 材料工程师

  • 机械工程师

  • 软件工程师


克里斯托弗·惠特 working on game-based STEM tools with children in a classroom

Eng老化 the next generation of scientists


Chief technology officer, Parametric Studio Inc.


Fall view of Beardshear and Morrill Halls from central campus


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