Dean, School of Engineering

Room 1-206

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139-4307


With an overarching theme of leadership through technical excellence and innovation, MIT's School of Engineering develops innovative technologies, thinking, and practice. It provides engineering education and undertakes engineering research that together serve to develop creative technological leaders and advance the frontiers of engineering knowledge. It is recognized as the premier academic institution in engineering.

The School's primary objectives are to educate and prepare men and women for leadership in industry, government, and educational institutions, and to influence the future directions of engineering education and practice. Its educational programs emphasize the understanding of fundamental principles; facility with experimental, computational, and analytical methods; and a versatility of mind that prepares the individual for a lifetime of learning and professional growth.

The Dean of the School of Engineering is a faculty member who sets the direction for the School.