College of Engineering
  • Shelby Hall - 155,000 SF Facility and 17 classrooms and 63 labs
  • “Scientists dream about doing great things. Engineers do them.” James A. Michener
  • Einstein Statue in front of Engineering
  • Outside of Shelby Hall
  • Engineering Faculty

The College of Engineering at the University of South Alabama is recognized for the quality of its graduates. Its graduates have done well in industrial and government careers, not only in the local Gulf Coast region, but also nationally and internationally. Its graduates have often continued their education in some of the most respected graduate schools in the country.

The College has four academic departments and 40 full-time faculty positions. It offers five baccalaureate degrees, four masters degrees, and a doctoral degree in systems engineering. Our enrollment for Fall of 2017 includes 1558 undergraduate students and 88 masters students.  In 2016-2017 the College awarded 209 undergraduate degrees and 25 masters degrees.

The foundation of the College of Engineering is its excellent faculty with their dedication to teaching and the researching of new knowledge. All professors have doctorates and have come to USA from some of the finest universities in existence.

College of Engineering Newsletter
Engineering Matters Volume 1, Issue 1


  Upcoming Engineering Events
Chevron Facility Tour--OFF CAMPUS
Friday,  September 21, 7:15 AM - 2:30 PM
Location: Shelby Hall 2217
AICHE Meeting
Tuesday,  October 2, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Location: Shelby Hall 4107
AICHE Meeting
Tuesday,  October 16, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Location: Shelby Hall 4107
AICHE Meeting
Tuesday,  October 30, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Location: Shelby Hall 4107

Benjamin Siu Student of the Year 2018
Student of the Year, Benjamin Siu graduated May 2018 in Chemical Engineering

Dr. Stephanie Smallegan Teacher of the Year 2018
Teacher of the Year, Dr. Stephanie Smallegan, Assistant Professor - Civil, Coastal, and Environmental Engineering


  Latest News
Tuesday - July 24, 2018
Peyton Posey, a University of South Alabama junior who has been named Alabama's civil engineering student of the year, will begin a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship at USA focused on hurricanes and coastal engineering.
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Hurricane Research Focuses on Dauphin Island
Hurricane Research Focuses on Dauphin Island
Monday - July 9, 2018
University of South Alabama engineering students Brittany McMillan, Peyton Posey and Evan Mazur are researching storm surge impacts on barrier islands with Dr. Stephanie Smallegan, assistant professor of civil, coastal and environmental engineering. Behind them is the College of Engineering's wave flume, which can be filled with water and manipulated to simulate various wave actions found in landfalling hurricanes.
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Developing a Smarter Surgical Drill
Developing a Smarter Surgical Drill
Friday - July 6, 2018
Dr. Dhananjay Tambe, second from left, an assistant professor in mechanical engineering and pharmacology, worked with engineering students, from left, Cassandra Chapman, Brandon Stokley and Quentin Morris to develop the "Tighten It" smart drill prototype. Chapman and Stokely graduated Saturday.
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