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Pursuing Excellence in Engineering


Welcome to the Herff College of Engineering (HCOE), a place where we can help you achieve your dreams!

Imagine a college that impacts the quality of life around the world. That is what we do at the Herff College of Engineering. We impact our region, our country and our world in a wealth of ways including healthcare improvements, clean drinking water, medical devices, electricity generation/ smart grid technologies, earthquake-safe structures, transportation and logistics, additive manufacturing, and even tissue regeneration. In addition to improving lives around the globe, we also impact the individual lives of our students by preparing them for successful and rewarding careers. 

If you are looking for a place to get an exceptional education to prepare you for a lifetime of work that makes a difference, look no further than HCOE. See what we have to offer by surfing our website or touring our top-notch facilities. During your online and in person visit, you will learn about our nearly 20 degree programs and the many exciting activities and services that will enrich or smooth the path on the way to your engineering degree.

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overall growth in college research expenditures over the last five years

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of BE degrees earned by black students, (significantly higher than 4.6% national average) 

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co-op and internship to full-time hires for students with participating industry partner

Herff fight: Investing in student success!

Carnegie 1 strength. Hands on touch.
Personal experience.

The University of Memphis reached Carnegie 1 status because of the cutting edge research taking place every day, and the Herff College of Engineering is a major part of that success.

Memphis is a city where there are many opportunities for research. Undergraduate and graduate students have the opportunity to work in top-notch lab environments with world class faculty. There are also many industry options for experiential learning through internships and co ops to better prepare students for life after college. Check us out and see for yourself why Herff is special!


As a donor or a volunteer, alumni can provide valuable support to Herff Engineering.

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Industry Partners

Collaboration is important to growth and our industry partners help make that happen.

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News and Events

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Dr. Aaryani Tipirneni-Sajja wins NSF Career Award
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Dr. Carl Herickhoff wins NSF Career Award 

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Dr. Stephanie Ivey, Woman Who Leads 

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Faculty Spotlight:
Dr. Aaryani Tipirneni-Sajja,
Assistant Professor in Biomedical Engineering

Research focus — Assessing the insides from the outside through innovative development of quantitative MRI and NMR techniques

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