Dual-Degree Engineering Program

Students honored at Physics and Engineering awards banquet

On Tuesday, May 8, physics and engineering students and faculty gathered to celebrate the culmination of the academic year.

Elon workshops help area teachers bring STEM into the classroom

Elon faculty members led a variety of workshops for local K-12 teachers on Wednesday, June 13, designed to help them integrate unique science, technology and mathematics concepts in their classes. 

CATL announces 2018-19 Diversity and Inclusion Grant recipients

The Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning is pleased to announce the recipients of the Diversity and Inclusion Grants for the 2018-19 academic year, as well as their projects.


Matthew McKenzie ’16: Focused on service

Matthew McKenzie ’16 was one of 30 U.S. Ford employees selected for the company’s Thirty Under 30 program last year.

Elon to launch four-year engineering degree in fall 2018 

The new program will enable students to complete their engineering education on the Elon campus and choose from a variety of academic concentrations. 

Physics and Engineering banquet held Dec. 7

Physics and engineering students and faculty gathered Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, on the last day of classes for the annual end of semester banquet.

Students recognized at physics and engineering banquet

On Tuesday May 8, physics and engineering students and faculty sat down together for the annual banquet and award ceremony.

Tumbleston '06 returns to Elon for colloquium on 3D printing

The alumnus presented on the novel 3D printing technology used by his  Redwood City, California-based firm, Carbon. 

Elon names 2017 Lumen Scholars

The university's top award comes with $15,000 to support and celebrate academic and creative achievements.

Elon team developing therapeutic boot lands crucial biotechnology grant

The collaboration between engineering and physical therapy faculty has produced a prototype that targets nonhealing diabetic foot ulcers.

Scott Wolter awarded U.S. Department of Homeland Security grant

This funding supports efforts on the development of next generation X-ray diffraction imaging systems relying on X-ray scattering rather than X-ray attenuation for baggage item identification.

End of Semester Banquet

The Physics Department and the Engineering Program get together on the last day of class.

Lumen Scholar uses smart tech to craft smart solutions that change lives

Beth Lester '17 is among the recipients of the Lumen Prize, which provides selected students with a $15,000 scholarship and celebrates their academic and creative accomplishments. 

Engineering interest/advising session

Please join engineering professors who will be answering questions about the program and the profession on Thursday, Sept. 1, at 4 p.m. in McMichael 115.

Teaching the teachers: Elon faculty share STEM study ideas with local educators

The day-long professional development workshop for area teachers was supported by a grant from the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations. 

Sabrina Campelo presents research at Frontiers in Medical Devices Conference

The sophomore physics major gave a podium presentation at the University of Maryland, College Park on Irreversible Electroporation (IRE), an emerging cancer therapy. 

Scott Wolter presents research to Homeland

Scott Wolter, associate professor of engineering, presented his work related to airport baggage screening systems development at the Anomaly Detection and Imaging with X-rays (ADIX)/SPIE Defense and Security conference in Baltimore, Maryland on April 20, 2016. 

Tom Riley '16 presents at international professional meeting

The March meeting of the American Physical Society is the largest annual international meeting of physicists, featuring more than 9,000 presentations from authors around the world.

Interdisciplinary team of Elon faculty and students publishes research on magnetic microspheres for biomedical applications

Associate professors Ben Evans (Physics) and Tonya Train (Biology) published alongside Julia Ronecker '13 (Biochemistry), David Han '18 (Engineering), Daniel Glass '10 (Engineering), and Alison Deatsch '13 (Physics) in Materials Science and Engineering: C.

Scott Wolter receives Applied Quantum Technologies Grant

Elon students present at biomedical engineering conference

A group of students from Elon’s Engineering Club and Engineering World Health traveled Oct. 23 to the Southeast Regional Meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Faculty & staff share details of Elon's solar energy

Representatives from across campus spoke Sept. 22, 2015, about the physical, economic and educational benefits of solar power, as well as Elon’s recent efforts to harvest solar energy.

Elon engineering research featured in News & Record

An airport security project managed by Associate Professor Scott Wolter and two students was showcased on March 15, 2015, in one of North Carolina's largest daily newspapers.

Undergraduate researchers from Physics, Engineering, and Chemistry present at an international biophysics conference

Matt Bausch ’16, Aaron Neaves ’16, and David Han ’17 presented at the 59 Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society in Baltimore, Maryland, February 8-11.

Scott Wolter receives Duke University/Department of Homeland Security grant

Six faculty members named Sustainability Scholars

The newest cohort of scholars will participate in a program that helps faculty integrate sustainability into an existing course.

Threat detectors: Elon team focuses on airport safety

Associate Professor Scott Wolter ’85 and two Elon students are measuring x-ray patterns of everyday items as part of a broader effort to help the U.S. Department of Homeland Security develop a new generation of airport explosive-detection technology.

CATL announces Fall 2014 Teaching & Learning Grant recipients

The Center for the Advancement of Teaching & Learning announces the recipients of the Fall 2014 Teaching and Learning Grants.

Scott Wolter awarded Duke University/Intellectual Ventures grant

Nanotechnology pioneer talks of advances in lifesaving treatments

Daniel Herr, a researcher at the N.C. A&T State University and UNC Greensboro Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, visited campus on Sept. 15 as the first guest this fall of the Voices of Discovery Science Speaker Series.

Sirena Hargrove-Leak directs NSF-funded grant

In collaboration with colleagues from two other institutions, Assistant Professor Sirena Hargrove-Leak has received a grant of more than $161,000 from the National Science Foundation to research and reform the way science and engineering students learn in laboratory settings.

Professor & students host high school engineering contest

Scott Wolter awarded Department of Homeland Security grant

Apple co-founder: 'You can’t stop the steamroller of technology change'

In a Thursday afternoon forum, Steve Wozniak fielded questions from an Elon University community fascinated by his views on technology, Steve Jobs and the way the personal computer he invented four decades ago revolutionized the world.

Idea Launchpad 2013 encourages entrepreneurship, innovation

Students from across campus shared their innovative and entrepreneurial ideas to compete for $800 in SEED money to take their ideas and make them a reality. 

Service-learning highlighted in CELEBRATE! Week forum

Posters and presentations gave students involved in service-learning and the Civic Engagement Scholars program an opportunity to share details of their work.

High school math & science competition to be held at Elon
Elon hosts inaugural NC STEM conference
Science, technology, engineering and math professors share teaching strategies.
Sirena Hargrove-Leak publishes in the Journal of STEM Education
Sirena Hargrove-Leak, assistant professor of engineering, published “Experience Engineering: An Engineering Course for Non-Majors” in the April 2012 edition of Journal of STEM Education.
Fall 2011: 'I Am Elon' with Aaron Summers
The Elon University junior is featured in the fall edition of The Magazine of Elon.
Battle of ‘sumo bots’ preps class for helping schools
In McMichael Science Center on Oct. 26, it was good to be ‘Iron Giant.’ ‘Brave Sir Robin’ and ‘Jesse’? Not really.
Elon to host national high school engineering competition
Elon University has been accepted as an official competition site for the 2012 JETS TEAMS Competition.
Sirena Hargrove-Leak publishes paper with dual-degree engineering students
Sirena Hargrove-Leak, an assistant professor of engineering, along with Dustin “Dusty” French ’11, and Paul Schifano ’10, published “Li-Al layered double hydroxides as catalysts for the synthesis of flavanone” in Catalysis Communications.
Sirena Hargrove-Leak publishes and presents at engineering education conference
Sirena Hargrove-Leak recently gave a talk, “Engaging Current and Future Engineering Students Using PBS Design Squad,” at the American Society for Engineering Education Southeast Section Meeting.
Hargrove-Leak presents at the American Society for Engineering Education conference
Elon students honored at Washington University
Two Elon students completing their dual-degree program at Washington University in St. Louis – a partner school for engineering majors – both received top honors this spring for superior academic achievement among their peers in Missouri.
Three more schools partner with Elon engineering program
Elon University has formalized partnerships with three distinguished engineering schools as part of the dual-degree engineering program here.
Engineering students test catapult designs
Engineering students accepted at top schools
Engineer discusses structural failure in Katrina, other mishaps
Learning from past failures is an important part of the design process for future structures, engineering professor Henry Petroski said during a Voices of Discovery lecture Nov. 29. He also discussed engineering aspects of the New Orleans levee failures during Hurricane Katrina. Details...