Department of Engineering

Engineering at Mudd

The Harvey Mudd College engineering program prepares its students for the professional world and advanced study in various disciplines through broad-based, hands-on experience in engineering analysis, synthesis and practice.

“We aim to educate collaborative engineering leaders who benefit society by designing creative solutions to complex and significant challenges.”

Nancy Lape Chair, Department of Engineering

Engineering Clinic

Pioneered by the Department of Engineering in 1963, the Engineering Clinic brings together teams of juniors and seniors—working with faculty advisors and external liaison engineers—to solve real problems for clients in the public and private sector.

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Student and Alumni Stories


Engineering and Socio-Technical Thinking

Two alumni, now engineering faculty at University of San Diego, built the foundation of a new department informed by their Harvey Mudd experience.

Positive Energy

Kathy French ’97 navigates leadership in her field with confidence and with an inspiring guide: President Klawe.

Alumni Spotlight Awards

The HMC Alumni Association recognizes Melissa Aczon ’93 (math) and Steve Hinch ’73 (engineering).