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College of Engineering

Biological Engineering: M.S. (thesis), M.Engr. (non-thesis) and Ph.D.

Apply engineering principles to biological systems to address societal needs. Students completing this degree are well prepared to work in a national laboratory or in an industrial research and development setting.

Program Contacts

Amin Mirkouei, Ph.D., P.E., amirkouei@uidaho.edu, 208-757-5420

Lee Ostrom, Ph.D., ostrom@uidaho.edu, 208-757-5427

Idaho Falls Student Services contact: Alice Allen, alicew@uidaho.edu, 208-757-5452

Chemical Engineering: M.S. (thesis), M.Engr. (non-thesis) and Ph.D. available

The versatility of chemical engineering includes nuclear materials, fuels and systems, environmental bioremediation and energy storage. Delve into renewable energy production, management of hazardous waste and more. Learn research methods and investigative procedures for a career in industrial or research environments.

Program Contact

Haiyan Zhao, Ph.D., haiyanz@uidaho.edu, 208-533-8123

Idaho Falls Student Services contact: Alice Allen, alicew@uidaho.edu, 208-757-5452

Civil Engineering: M.Engr. (non-thesis) available online

This program provides students with the advanced education to design and supervise the construction of structural systems that make modern life possible. Learn how to factor cost, regulations, hazards and maintenance into the safety and efficiency of engineering designs.

Program Contact

Fritz Fiedler, Ph.D., fritz@uidaho.edu, 208-885-2980

Idaho Falls Student Services contact: Alice Allen, alicew@uidaho.edu, 208-757-5452

Computer Engineering: M.S. (thesis), M.Engr. (non-thesis) available

Study complex hardware and software systems for the higher level skills needed to contribute to the next generation of innovation. Explore concepts in electrical engineering and computer science.

Program Contact

Dakota Roberson, Ph.D., dakotar@uidaho.edu, 208-533-8120

Idaho Falls Student Services contact: Alice Allen, alicew@uidaho.edu, 208-757-5452

Computer Science: M.S. (thesis and non-thesis), Ph.D. available

Gain in-depth understanding of limitations and opportunities of computers in problem solving and explore high-level concepts. Prepare for challenging positions in government and industry to lead the future of the field. Students are encouraged to view the profiles of the faculty for more information on the various focus areas available.

Program Contacts

Michael Haney, Ph.D., mhaney@uidaho.edu, 208-533-8209

Robert Hiromoto, Ph.D., hiromoto@uidaho.edu, 208-533-8119

Constantinos (Costas) Kolias, Ph.D., kolias@uidaho.edu, 208-757-5408

Alex Vakanski, Ph.D., vakanski@uidaho.edu, 208-757-5422

Min Xian, Ph.D., mxian@uidaho.edu, 208-757-5425

Idaho Falls Student Services contact: Alice Allen, alicew@uidaho.edu, 208-757-5452

Electrical Engineering: M.S. (thesis), M.Engr. (non-thesis), Ph.D. available

Earn an advanced degree at one of the nation’s top locations for power engineering research, education and collaboration between industry and academia.  Learn how to apply knowledge in the field to develop complex electrical solutions for computers, power conversation and more.

Program Contact

Dakota Roberson, Ph.D., dakotar@uidaho.edu, 208-533-8120

Idaho Falls Student Services contact: Alice Allen, alicew@uidaho.edu, 208-757-5452

Engineering Management: M.Engr. (non-thesis) available

Integrate engineering methods, principles and technologies with business approaches to solve today’s complex and challenging problems. Gian the expertise and leadership skills needed to advance your careers. Designed for working professionals, this program requires an ABET accredited engineering degree for admission.

Program Contacts

Denise Engebrecht, denisee@uidaho.edu, 208-364-6123

Indrajit Charit, Ph.D., icharit@uidaho.edu, 208-757-5409

Idaho Falls Student Services contact: Denise Engebrecht, denisee@uidaho.edu, 208-364-6123

Geological Engineering: M.S. available online

Combine geology and engineering as a geological engineer and assist in the design and construction of civil engineering projects, evaluation of geologic hazards and development of natural energy resources.

Program Contacts

S.J. Jung, Ph.D., sjung@uidaho.edu, 208-885-6481

Idaho Falls Student Services contact: Alice Allen, alicew@uidaho.edu, 208-757-5452

Industrial Technology: B.S. available

Bridge the gap between engineers and technicians in fields such as business, manufacturing, industry and government with a degree in industrial technology. Learn to create and manage complex technological systems and gain experience in basic and advanced level processes, procedures, planning and management.

Program Contacts

Debbie Caudle, debrac@uidaho.edu, 208-757-5454

Indrajit Charit, Ph.D., icharit@uidaho.edu, 208-757-5409

Amin Mirkouei, Ph.D., P.E., amirkouei@uidaho.edu, 208-757-5420

Alex Vakanski, Ph.D., vakanski@uidaho.edu, 208-757-5422

Idaho Falls Student Services contact: ui-if@uidaho.edu, 208-757-5450

The University of Idaho is the only school in Idaho to offer a full gamut of degrees in materials science and engineering, with Master of Science (M.S.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees in materials science and engineering available.

The University of Idaho, Idaho Falls program equips you with the high-level technical knowledge and quality research experiences needed to address today’s most complicated industry problems. It includes a carefully crafted mix of theoretical and practical study, with the flexibility to tailor the program to your interests.

You will work alongside internationally recognized faculty members engaged in leading research in areas such as biotechnology, nanotechnology, micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS), and many more. Access to modern laboratory facilities and state-of-the-art equipment makes this program stand out.

Mechanical Engineering: M.S. (thesis), M.Engr. (non-thesis), Ph.D. available

Model, design and lead experiments to verify thermal systems, mechanical systems, components and processes while considering real-world constraints and the impacts on society.

Program Contacts

David Arcilesi, Ph.D., darcilesi@uidaho.edu, 208-533-8107

R. A. Borrelli, Ph.D., rborrelli@uidaho.edu, 208-533-8122

Rich Christensen, Ph.D., rchristensen@uidaho.edu, 208-533-8102

Mike McKellar, Ph.D., mmckellar@uidaho.edu, 208-757-5431

Amin Mirkouei, Ph.D., P.E., amirkouei@uidaho.edu, 208-757-5420

Idaho Falls Student Services contact: Alice Allen, alicew@uidaho.edu, 208-757-5452

Nuclear Engineering: M.S. (thesis), M.Engr. (non-thesis), Ph.D. available

In North American, nuclear energy is currently the largest source of emission-free power with applications in electricity and hydrogen production, medicine and national security. The program’s areas of specialization include nuclear fuel processing, materials, radioactive waste treatment and management, thermal behavior and measurement, nuclear systems design and modeling and applications of nuclear process heat.

Program Contacts

David Arcilesi, Ph.D., darcilesi@uidaho.edu, 208-533-8107

R. A. Borrelli, Ph.D., rborrelli@uidaho.edu, 208-533-8122

Indrajit Charit, Ph.D., icharit@uidaho.edu, 208-757-5409

Rich Christensen, Ph.D., rchristensen@uidaho.edu, 208-533-8102

Mike McKellar, Ph.D., mmckellar@uidaho.edu, 208-757-5431

Haiyan Zhao, Ph.D., haiyanz@uidaho.edu, 208-533-8123

Idaho Falls Student Services contact: Alice Allen, alicew@uidaho.edu, 208-757-5452

Technology Management: M.S. (thesis and non-thesis) available

The masters program in technology management is designed for the working professional. It prepares graduates to integrate technical and business knowledge for effective planning, selection, implementation and management of technology to solve today’s problems. Along with a business leadership core, students select a focused area to study. Focus areas include project management, process improvement and innovation, industrial safety, critical infrastructure resilience, nuclear technology management, emergency planning and management and environmental safety.

Program Contact

Alice Allen, alicew@uidaho.edu, 208-757-5452

Indrajit Charit, Ph.D., icharit@uidaho.edu, 208-757-5409

Idaho Falls Student Services contact: Alice Allen, alicew@uidaho.edu, 208-757-5452

Contact

Physical Address:

1776 Science Center Drive, Suite 306
Idaho Falls, ID 83402

Phone: 208-757-5450

Fax: 208-757-5494

Email: ui-if@uidaho.edu

Center for Advanced Energy Studies

Physical Address:

995 MK Simpson Boulevard
Idaho Falls, ID 83401