Welcome to the College of Engineering at the University of Maine

As Maine’s leading engineering program, the college prepares an educated workforce, conducts research that turns knowledge into innovative solutions, and provides outreach that includes STEM initiatives.

The mission of the College of Engineering at the University of Maine is to produce the graduates and new technologies needed to move Maine’s economy forward. As a UMaine signature area, the College continues to play a vital role in our state and beyond and is a key element in assisting several other signature areas.

The College of Engineering at the University of Maine is Maine’s only educational institution to offer 11 ABET accredited engineering and engineering technology degree programs. Our reputation is known world-wide, our facilities are world-class, and our research contributes significantly to scientific discoveries and economic development in Maine and beyond. Innovating engineering excellence since 1865.

College of Engineering at a Glance

805 of students participate in internships or co-ops during their time at UMaine.
170 nationwide companies present at the annual Engineering Job Fair.
$65k is the average starting salary for engineering graduates.

Getting Started

Our Programs

Graduate Programs

Chemical Engineering – M.S. & Ph.D.

Biomedical Engineering – M.S.

Civil and Environmental Engineering – M.S. & Ph.D.

Electrical Engineering – M.S. & Ph.D.

Computer Engineering – M.S. & Ph.D.

Mechanical Engineering – M.S. & Ph.D.

Electrical Engineering Technology PSM, MS, & Certificate

Surveying Engineering Technology PSM, MS, & Certificate

Research Focus Areas:

Advanced Materials for Offshore and Infrastructure

Ocean and Marine Engineering

Bio-refining for Fuels, Materials, and Chemicals in Support of Industrial Pulp and Paper Production and Transformation

Biomedical Engineering

Wireless Sensing

Advanced Computing for Big Data

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Meet the Dean

At the UMaine College of Engineering, we develop our award winning faculty, cutting-edge research facilities and passion for engineering to shape future engineering graduates capable of world-changing innovations. Building on the legacy and prestige of this amazing college, my role as Dean is to help charter it to new multidisciplinary and inclusive horizons that will make innovations impactful and real for the state of Maine and beyond.

Giovanna Guidoboni, PhD
Dean, College of Engineering, University of Maine

Getting Started with Engineering!

The UMaine College of Engineering is proud to offer programs designed to reach Maine’s youth. Through our partnerships with local and national organizations, we are able to give middle and high school students and hands-on experience with engineering!

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