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Transforming Southern California and the World

The UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science includes more than 6,000 undergraduate and graduate students and 190 full-time faculty members. Established in 1945, UCLA Samueli is known as the birthplace of the internet, and where countless other fields took some of their first steps — from artificial intelligence to reverse osmosis, from mobile communications to human prosthetics.

The school academic departments include Bioengineering, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, and Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, as well as the recently added Department of Computational Medicine, which is affiliated with both the David Geffen School of Medicine and Samueli. In addition, UCLA Samueli offers the Master of Science in Engineering Online program and a Master of Engineering professional degree program.

In 2000, the engineering school was re-named in honor of alumnus Henry Samueli, following a $30 million gift that supported capital improvements as well as fellowships for graduate students and early career faculty. In 2019, Samueli and his wife Susan gave another gift of $100 million to support the school’s expansion well into the next decade.

UCLA Samueli is in the midst of an extraordinary period of growth, with expansion in the number of research labs, faculty and students. New faculty will bring expertise in emerging research areas, such as engineering in medicine, quantum technologies, and sustainable and resilient urban systems.

The school’s facilities include four major buildings — Boelter Hall, Engineering-IV, Engineering-V and Engineering-VI. Recent renovations have added the Student Creativity Center — home to many of its student organizations, and the Innovation Laboratory — a makerspace for hands-on learning and creativity.

The school is ranked No.1 public university (No. 2 in 2021 overall) for its online master’s program by U.S. News & World Report.

To see what makes the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering so special, book a tour with one of our Engineering Ambassadors on campus, and download our Viewbook.

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Engineering New Opportunities, Awareness

Engineering New Opportunities, Awareness

By UCLA Samueli Newsroom [social_share_button]Society of Women Engineers Fosters Interest at Junior and High Schools, Supporting School's Mission of Outreach “I wanted to return to our core mission of increasing the number of women in engineering, to go back to the...

“The Internet Vision: Then and Now”

“The Internet Vision: Then and Now”

By UCLA Samueli Newsroom [social_share_button]UCLA Professor and Internet Co-Inventor Leonard Kleinrock Shares His Views on the Birth of the Information Super Highway Dr. Leonard Kleinrock, one of the original founders of the Internet and professor of computer science...

UCLA Researchers Discover New Method to Generate Human Bone

UCLA Researchers Discover New Method to Generate Human Bone

By UCLA Samueli Newsroom [social_share_button]Protein Found by UCLA Shows Generation of New Bone in Patients Who Lack It, as Well as Faster, More Reliable Healing of Fractures By studying diseases in which the human body generates too much bone, UCLA researchers have...

Students Advance Sensor Network Technology through Gaming System

Students Advance Sensor Network Technology through Gaming System

By UCLA Samueli Newsroom [social_share_button]An interdisciplinary team of graduate student researchers in electrical engineering professor Mani Srivastava's Networked Embedded Systems Lab designed and built a team of robots and reconfigurable terrain for a mobile...