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 Information Night
Wednesday,  August 29, 5:00 PM - 7:15 PM
Location: Shelby Hall 2119
Chevron Facility Tour--OFF CAMPUS
Friday,  September 21, 7:15 AM - 2:30 PM
Location: Shelby Hall 2217

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
Retirement Reception honoring Dr. James (Jim) Laier
Retirement Reception honoring Dr. James (Jim) Laier
Thursday - May 17, 2018
Please join us for a Retirement Reception honoring Dr. James (Jim) Laier on Thursday, May 24, 2018 at the Faculty Club from 4pm - 6pm. Please RSVP at 460-6565 by May 24, 2018.
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Rebirth to Stewart Park
Rebirth to Stewart Park
Monday - April 23, 2018
University of South Alabama senior design project team members, from left, Ali Alshehri, Martin Aquirre, Jacob Franklin and Emily Robertson review their redevelopment plans for Stewart Park. Theirs was one of four teams of South engineering students whose senior design project was to redesign components of selected city properties in Mobile.
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New Faculty Scholar Awardee- Dr. Anthony Bessios
New Faculty Scholar Awardee- Dr. Anthony Bessios
Monday - October 2, 2017
Dr. Anthony Bessios of the the University of South Alabama, College of Engineering, Electrical and Computer Department has been selected as one of the New Faculty Scholars for the 2017-2018 academic year.
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