- Educate engineers and engineering leaders who can compete in new and emerging technologies and markets by teaching them to think critically, plan strategically, communicate effectively, and to be adaptable to social changes.
- Conduct basic and applied research with the ultimate goal of technology transfer for the betterment of mankind.
- Encourage the engineering, technology, and industrial communities to stay abreast of changing technology by providing opportunities for life-long learning.
In addition to providing the highest quality traditional engineering education, the Lyle School of Engineering emphasizes the study of technology, leadership, engineering management, and entrepreneurship in basic engineering areas while providing exposure to the new areas of e-technology, information engineering, and knowledge engineering.
This educational process prepares graduates to be highly valued engineers with the appropriate interdisciplinary knowledge to rapidly assume important management and leadership positions and to become technical entrepreneurs in a globally competitive world, or to attend graduate and professional schools.