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About the Russ College of Engineering and Technology



# of freshmen in learning communities

85% # of freshmen in learning communities


in 2012 NSF awards

$2.7M in 2012 NSF awards


1st engineering course offered

 1857 1st engineering course offered

Academic + Research Center

Pull up a chair in our 100,000-square-foot Academic & Research Center, designed to support the way modern students work, study and live. Completed in 2010 in partnership with the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, the ARC is an open-design building offering learning studios, project team rooms, and research labs that encourage collaboration and community.
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Russ Vision Scholarships

Made possible with the transformational $124 million Russ estate gift of 2008, Russ Vision Scholarships were created to encourage students to join in our commitment to create for good. They’re awarded to students who will benefit from these unique ...
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Engineering Ambassadors

The Russ College's Karol A. and Jo Ondick Engineering Ambassadors Program offers a head start in developing networking skills and an opportunity to serve the college. Selected by their programs and other Ambassadors, these students represent our ...
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Robe Leadership Institute

Leadership is the hallmark of a Russ College graduate. In the T. Richard and Eleanora K. Robe Leadership Institute, students learn how they can guide the future of engineering and technology -- and of society as a whole. Read more about the Robe ...
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Faculty Prominence

Russ College faculty members create for good by innovating practical applications of their extensive research in areas ranging from the next generation of supercomputers to the development of alternative fuels and biodegradable plastics. National and ...
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With more than $14.6 million in research and sponsored programs in 2012, the Russ College leads world-class studies in avionics engineering as well as in three strategic research areas: air and ground transportation infrastructure, energy and the ...
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The Russ College’s 100,000-square-foot Academic & Research Center and historic Stocker Center are the heart of our academic life. Research in air and ground transportation infrastructure, energy and the environment, and biomedical engineering take ...
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Dean's Welcome

Jul 1, 2019 Welcome to Russ College of Engineering and Technology! I’m extremely honored and excited to serve as the 15th dean of the Russ College of Engineering and Technology where we educate meta-engineers and -technologists who create for good. Our students, ...
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News Feature

Flying Bobcats flight team soars in safety at national aviation competition Adrienne Cornwall Ohio University's Flying Bobcats team of student aviators from the Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ College of Engineering and Technology earned a top safety ...
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Student blog

One of the Russ College's most visible leadership programs, the Karol A. and Jo Ondick Engineering Ambassadors Program selects students to represent the college and their departments on student recruitment tours and to parents, alumni and friends of ...
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Russ Prize

Awarded biennially by the National Academy of Engineering and Ohio University, the Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ Prize recognizes a bioengineering achievement in widespread use that improves the human condition. Established in 1999, the $500,000 Russ ...
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After he graduated from Ohio University with a bachelor’s in electrical engineering in 1942, Fritz Russ, and his wife, Dolores, founded one of the nation's leading electronic and automation corporations, Systems Research Laboratories. They also began ...
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Sep 14, 2017 What is meta-engineering? It's about going beyond the practical application of engineering and technology to consider how your work affects the world. And at the Russ College, that's what our students and faculty do every day. Read more about ...
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