Updates and Guidance

Please visit the COVID-19 Resource Guide for operational updates and health guidance from the University.

COVID-19 Response

The Columbia Engineering community has come together to combat the coronavirus pandemic on multiple fronts. In close collaboration with the Columbia University Irving Medical Center, we're leveraging our expertise and innovation to address short term medical needs and long term societal impacts.

Learn more about the COVID-19 Response

Celebrating Women in Tech

Ursula Burns MS’82, the first African-American woman to lead a Fortune 500 company, returned to campus as part of a special night launching New York City Women in Tech, an initiative devoted to leveraging the talent of women engineers as the city consolidates its place as a global tech hub.

Smart, Resilient Cities

From Columbia Engineering Magazine: Explore how our Faculty are working collaboratively to fashion a diverse set of strategies that foster healthier, better connected, more creative, and increasingly secure and sustainable urban environments.

Sending the Right Message

Students Madeline Placik and Julia Sheth develop novel texting service to build community during times of disruption. More
Jun 24 2020 | By Jesse Adams | Photos of the founders and illustration credit: Courtesy of Sentiment

Discovering How The Brain Works Through Computation

Columbia Engineering researchers propose new computational model of the brain based on assemblies of neurons; their model applied to syntactic processing in the More
Jun 11 2020 | By Holly Evarts | Photo Credit: Timothy Lee Photographers | Illustrations Credit: Courtesy of Christos Papadimitriou