Top 10 Universities For Engineering And Technology 2015 - 2016By Vinay Patel
Those who aspire to study an engineering or technology subject at nothing less than one of the world's top-notch engineering schools but don't know where to start, take a look at the top 10 global universities for engineering and technology 2015-2016.
Analyzing world's top universities on the basis their core missions that encompass international outlook, knowledge transfer, teaching and research, TimesHigherEducation World University Rankings listed world's leading universities for engineering and technology.
No. 1 - Stanford University, United States of America
Renowned for its progressive attitude, Stanford University has amassed a strong standing among the world's top engineering schools. Stanford University achieved its reputation as a result of its innovative research in the domain of engineering and technology.
No. 2 - California Institute of Technology, United States of America
One of world's most acclaimed institutions in the fields of science and engineering research and education, California Institute of Technology (Caltech) boasts a 124-acre campus based in Pasadena, California. Caltech has about 300 professorial faculty, over 600 research scholars and the student-faculty ratio is 3:1.
No. 3 - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States of America
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has made significant contribution to facilitate the progress of the digital era by developing the prototype of networking technologies and modern computing. MIT has recently been working on significant research in electromagnetics and climate change, TopUniversities reported.
No. 4 - University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
The second-oldest university in the English-speaking world, and the fourth-oldest vestigial university in the world, University of Cambridge boasts an 800-year history. The renowned public research institution serves over 18,000 students coming from different cultures and corners of the world.
No. 5 - University of California, Berkeley, United States of America
UCB's highly-appreciated engineering faculty lay claims to several revolutionary researchers amid its alumni. UCB hosted engineers who established the microelectronicthes that spawned Silicon Valley, as well as those who assisted in building emblematic structures including the Golden Gate Bridge and Hoover Dam.
No. 6 - University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Although the University of Oxford is the oldest university in the English-speaking world, it is nothing short of progressive. University of Oxford has recently made huge investments in new facilities in a bid to retain its reputation as a world leader in research domain.
No. 7- Princeton University, United States of America
One of America's oldest universities (founded in 1746), Princeton University is considered as one of the world's most distinguished higher education institutions. Recognized for its dedication to teaching, Princeton University provides residential accommodation to all its undergraduates across all four years of study. About 98 percent students live on campus.
No. 8 - ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Switzerland
Ranked among world's top 10 universities, ETH Zurich was founded in 1854 by the Swiss Federal Government. ETH Zurich was established with intentions to educate scientists and engineers, act as a national center of excellence in technology and science, and serve as a pivot for communication between the industry and the scientific community.
No. 9 - Imperial College London, United Kingdom
Acclaimed for its research and technological innovation, Imperial College London is the highest ranking university in London in the engineering and technology domain.
No. 10 - Carnegie Mellon University, United States of America
Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) is situated in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and is a private, global research university. CMU is among just 25 universities that made it to the World Economic Forum's Global University Leaders Forum. CMU's moto is 'My heart is in the work'.
The aforementioned renowned universities from across the globe have displayed strength in bringing forth research connected to an array of engineering topics including civil engineering, electrical engineering, electrical engineering, and aerospace engineering - all depend heavily on the basic engineering theory of adopting math and science to find solutions to problems.
Clearly, these are some of world's finest universities for engineering and technology.