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School of Engineering

Dean's Message

Dean Jianmin QuWelcome to Tufts University School of Engineering! As you peruse the website, you will find that we are truly a vibrant community where aspiring students prepare themselves to be responsible leaders and lifelong learners through a rigorous engineering education in a liberal arts environment, mentored by a world-class faculty dedicated to the education of next generation leaders and the creation of knowledge for the betterment of humanity.

As a school in a student-centered research university, our strong research portfolio differentiates us from the traditional liberal arts colleges, while our liberal-arts-based engineering education makes us unique among major research universities in the country. This unique value proposition is well-suited to students who want to be exposed to and engaged in a rich research environment without losing the feel of a small liberal arts college.

Our graduates are strong communicators and effective leaders with the adaptability and entrepreneurial drive to keep pace with evolving technologies and the demands of the marketplace. Our faculty members are recognized for exemplary teaching and trailblazing research. As a community, we are collaborative by nature, innovative in spirit, and focused on making a difference. Together, we have built an environment for learning and discovery unlike any other.

Whether you are a prospective student, or faculty or staff member, I welcome you to our beautiful Medford campus to explore your place in our community of scholars. You can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter to learn more about the quality, depth, and breadth of our programs.

Dean Jianmin Qu
Karol Family Professor