Why study in UCLA?

Founded in 1945, the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science is recognized around the world as a leader in engineering education, research and service.  UCLA Engineering has developed generations of rigorously trained engineers and has been the home for solutions to challenges in fields including energy, sustainability, healthcare, communications, transportation, infrastructure and information [...]

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Why study in University of Pittsburgh?

The Swanson School of Engineering is the engineering school of the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Founded in 1846, The Swanson School of
Engineering is the second or third oldest in the United States.

The Swanson School of Engineering offers undergraduate, graduate degrees, and doctorates in 6 academic departments:


Chemical and Petroleum engineering

Civil and Environmental engineering

Electrical and Computer engineering

Industrial engineering

Mechanical engineering and Materials science

Academic programs offered by the school included Bioengineering, Chemical , Petroleum, Civil, Mining, Computer, Electrical ,Mechanical,  Nuclear and Industrial Engineering, Engineering Science, Materials Science and Engineering.

Research centers housed in the school include:

The Centre for Energy

The Centre for Simulation and Modelling

The Mascaro Centre for Sustainable Innovation

The Petersen Institute for Nanoscience and Engineering

The Lubrizol Innovation Laboratory (a partnership of the Chemical and Petroleum
Engineering Department and The Lubrizol Corporation) The University of Pittsburgh Centre for Energy is a research centre housed in the Swanson School of Engineering that is dedicated to improving energy technology development and energy sustainability. Comprising more than 70 faculty members and 200 students and postdocs, the centre is scheduled to be housed on a floor of Benedum Hall undergoing a $15 million renovation. The centre was created in 2008 to bring together energy innovators across a range of engineering and academic disciplines. It also sought to develop stronger collaborations with energy industry partners in the Western Pennsylvania. The centre’s faculty focus on five key areas of research that include energy delivery and reliability, carbon management and utilization, high-temperature and other advanced materials, energy efficiency, and unconventional gas resources. In February, 2012, the centre announced it had received a $22 million grant from the Richard King Mellon Foundation. The donation, one of the largest ever grants awarded by the Mellon Foundation or received by the University of Pittsburgh, is targeted to strengthen the centre by creating at least four new faculty positions and eight endowed graduate fellowships. It will also purchase equipment and establish a fund to encouraging innovative research focused on smart grid technology, along  with providing general support for research infrastructure and the centre’s operations.

Notable alumni and faculty include-

Erik Buell — (1979) — Engineer, founder and chairman of Buell Motorcycle Company – subsidiary of Harley-Davidson.

John Choma— (1963, 1964, 1965, 1969) — Professor and Chair of Electrical Engineering- Electrophysics at the University of Southern California.

Bob Colwell — (1977) — electrical engineer who was the chief architect on the Pentium Pro, Pentium II, Pentium III, and Pentium 4 microprocessors.

Michael Lovell — (1989, ’91, ’94) — President of Marquette University John A. Swanson — (1966) — Founder and retired President of ANSYS, a leading innovator of finite element simulation software and technologies designed to optimize product development processes. Winner of the John Fritz Medal in engineering.

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Important Factors for Gaining Admission to U.S Universities

Applying to a university abroad, especially to the United States can be a daunting task. Every year, over 800, 000 graduate applications are received on an average for seats in the American universities, mostly covering STEM disciplines, pure sciences, and the humanities. Given that the United States is a global education destination for international graduates, [...]

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How has the student experience at UMich-Ann Arbor been?

In this interview, we talk to our alumnus, Ripudaman Singh, who gives us an insider perspective into life at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. Can you tell us about the campus life at the University? UMich is a wonderful place to study. It has a huge campus and the infrastructure is remarkable with mainly 2 campuses where [...]

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What has the student experience at GTech been like?

Having recently graduated from the ECE program at Georgia Tech, we had the opportunity to ask our ex-student Hemul Shah some pertinent questions about different aspects of graduate study in the States. How different were studies in India and abroad? Very different. At Georgia Tech not only was the program highly rigorous and competitive but was [...]

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Why study MS in UCSD?

The Jacobs School of Engineering at the University of California, San Diego is an undergraduate and graduate-level engineering school offering Bachelor of Science (BS), Master of Engineering (MEng), Master of Science (MS), and Doctorate (PhD) degree programs. Studying MS in USA and especially in The Jacobs School of Engineering which is the youngest engineering school is listed [...]

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Why should I pursue MS in Lehigh University?

Lehigh University  is an American private research university located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. It was established in 1865 by businessman Asa Packer and has grown to include studies in a wide variety of disciplines. Its undergraduate programs have been coeducational since the 1971–72 academic year. As of 2014, the university had 4,904 undergraduate students and 2,165 [...]

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Why Study in Georgia Institute of Technology?

Located in Atlanta, Georgia, the Georgia Institute of Technology is a leading research university committed to improving the human condition through advanced science and technology.  As a leading technological university, Georgia Tech has more than 100 centers focused on interdisciplinary research that consistently contribute vital research and innovation to American government, industry, and business. There is no [...]

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What are the top Chinese sports schools?

China has hosted Olympic Games. The past thirty years have been decades of remarkable growth in China. From a nation that could hardly secure a medal in the games, China is today a sports superpower, finishing among the top five medal contenders. This remarkable change in China has been largely brought about by a sports [...]

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Why Pursue Masters in Massachusetts Institute of Technology?

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology ( MIT ) is a private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, MIT adopted a European polytechni university model and stressed laboratory instruction in applied science and engineering. Researchers worked on computers, radar, and inertial guidance during World [...]

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