Swanson School of Engineering

Cecelia Yates in a white coat and red shirt.
Meet this year’s emerging innovator, startup of the year, small business of the year and more, as recognized by Pitt’s Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
Julia Foust in a blue Pitt mask and a yellow panthers hoodie
For senior Julia Foust, computer science + bioengineering = a better life for patients.
A compilation of the headshots of Diego Chaves-Gnecco, Carmelo Mesa-Lago and Vyasa Sai from left to right
Diego Chaves-Gnecco, Carmelo Mesa-Lago and Vyasa Sai (ENGR ’13G) are working toward equality in health care and STEM fields.
Balazs in a purple turtleneck in front of a beige background
The Distinguished Professor in the Swanson School of Engineering adds one of the nation’s top honors to her portfolio. Balazs is internationally recognized for her theoretical and computational modeling of polymers.
Four students standing side by side
ReSolution, a self-cleaning contact case, took home the top prize of this year’s Randall Family Big Ideas Competition.
A rain garden with Heinz Memorial Chapel in the background
The competition asked students to apply green infrastructure design principles to college campuses across the nation.
Two people in dress shirts in stitched photos side by side
Meet Pitt’s two newest Goldwater Scholars, Mark Farino and Asher Hancock. To date, 62 undergrads have received this top scholarship for STEM studies.
Abdesalam Soudi in a face mask, headphones and a blue jacket, at a computer
Piloted in 2018, the Pathways platform enables advisors to share notes, connect with other offices and do more with data to provide a seamless student experience.