Would you like to invent new and better ways to make things work? Are you interested in designing and testing machinery, working with nature, or managing natural resources? Our students focus on one of these areas: machine design, soil and water resources, and sensors and controls. Your degree could lead to engineering careers in such areas as testing, product design, consulting, the environment, water resources, and livestock environments.
UNL is one of approximately 20 architectural engineering (AE) programs in the U.S., and our graduates are highly sought after by employers. AE focuses on designing and coordinating engineering systems in buildings, taking care of primary needs such as heat and air conditioning, ventilation, acoustics, lights and electricity. These engineers bring buildings to life.
Engineers in biological systems use biology, mathematics, and engineering to significantly improve people's lives and the environment. Biological systems engineers are involved in areas such as designing medical instruments, creating new foods, and enhancing fuels for better efficiency. This degree offers a broad, flexible engineering background, which is important to employers.
Fighting diseases, developing nanotechnologies, creating genetically engineered medicines, and designing processes for sustainable biofuels production are some of the exciting areas in which chemical and biomolecular engineers are involved. This degree provides opportunities to work in process and equipment design, production, medicine, nanotechnology, research and teaching