Welcome to the College of Engineering
On behalf of the faculty, staff and students of Lamar University, I welcome your interest in the College of Engineering. The College has five academic departments: Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering,Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering. Bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees are offered in each of the five departments.
We currently have 58 full-time faculty members,1360 undergraduate students, 635 masters’ students and 80 doctoral students. Lamar University, College of Engineering is a place for a special kind of engineer – someone who wants to make a difference to society.
College of Engineering students have numerous employment opportunities during and after graduation our education and internship program. Payscale.com ranked Lamar University 11th nationwide for return on investment for engineering majors and ranked 3rd among all public institutions. Our faculty members continue to strive for academic excellence.
Brick production from local soil and mechanical brick press that can be sent to third world countries with little to no materials.
Using a 3D printer to help to design prosthesis that can improve the lives of people with disabilities.
Development of a special device to assist law enforcement in verifying proper permitting of trucking as well as oversize/overweight loads on Texas roads.
Development of catalyst materials for converting carbon dioxide to useful fuels and chemicals using ultra violet and visible light.
Study of the utility factors of plug-in electric vehicles based on the longitudinal travel data collected by in-vehicle GPS device