Swanson School of Engineering

An illustration of a printed silver microgrid
Future electronic displays will be thin, flexible and durable. Pitt engineers are finding ways to make the tech better and cheaper through tiny electric grids.
Aarti Patel in a red shirt with a river behind her
Mechanical engineering student Aarti Patel found inspiration in outer space during an artistic internship at NASA this spring.
A zoom screen with four callers, the caller in the top left corner having three people. Top left is Isabella Stash, Joshua Zito, Ravi Gandhi, followed by upper right Roshni Gandhi, bottom left is Grace O’Malley, and bottom right is Melody Whittaker.
JacketJoy, a device that helps people with mobility issues put on a coat, recently placed second at the Atlantic Coast Conference InVenture Prize Competition. The project had its origins in an engineering classroom.
A person in a dark blazer and purple blouse wearing a head set. The words Accessibility Awareness are in gold on the screen.
From adding alt-text to joining the new Pitt Disability Community, campus accessibility experts offer 10 ways to mark Global Accessibility Awareness Day and advocate for yourself or colleagues with accessibility needs.
a large ship in the ocean
The Department of Defense Office of Naval Research is funding Pitt research into refining the seawater-to-fuel process, with a goal to make it more energy efficient, safer and scalable.
A battery on top of a shoe sole.
Pitt engineers show how a simple AA battery can prevent workplace slips and falls.
four people dressed in masks, gloves and white suits standing in a room of equipment
The computers and sensors, specially designed for space, will be used to get a better view of Earth and its surroundings. The system will launch to the International Space Station on SpaceX-24 this fall.