College of Engineering & Physical Sciences

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The University of New Hampshire College of Engineering and Physical Sciences (CEPS) empowers creative thinkers, innovative problem solvers, and leaders to make a difference. With world-class programs and faculty mentors, students actively engage in rigorous academics and hands-on learning and research opportunities to have an impact in their profession, their community, and their world. At the UNH College of Engineering and Physical Sciences, students push boundaries to create the power of possibilities. Our state-of-the-art Centers and Learning Labs are live working incubators allowing students to create, develop, and test real solutions. Classified as a high research university and one of just a handful of public universities in the nation to hold land, sea, and space-grant status, students get the opportunity to work with faculty and global leaders on leading-edge technology and research.


of CEPS students engaged professionally post graduation

Source: First Destination Survey 2016


Number of CEPS majors who took part in the 2016 Undergraduate Research Conference


Number of CEPS students to receive DoD SMART Scholarships in 2016

Hallmarks of a CEPS education:

• Combination of physical sciences and engineering within the same college—allowing students to explore a variety of integrated science and engineering disciplines to discover their own career path

• Close partnerships with government agencies, private industry, and other colleges give CEPS students a dynamic curriculum keeping pace with cutting-edge science and engineering

• Students learn by doing—through senior projects, lab and field-based research, summer employment/internships, student groups, International and Undergraduate Research Opportunities (IROP & UROP), and semester abroad


 Where are they now?

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  • Airmar
  • AEC
  • Anheuser-Busch
  • Appledore Marine Engineering
  • BAE Systems
  • Creare LLC
  • DEKA
  • DELL
  • DYN
  • EMC Corp.
  • Eversource
  • Fidelity
  • FM Global
  • Fujifilm Dimatix Inc
  • GE Aviation
  • General Dynamics
  • Goss International
  • Hitchiner Manufacturing
  • Hoyle, Tanner & Associates, Inc.
  • IBM
  • Liberty Mutual
  • Lonza
  • Measured Progress
  • Medtronic
  • NH DOT
  • Pegasystems
  • Portsmouth Naval Shipyard
  • Pratt & Whitney
  • Profit Tools
  • Raytheon
  • Sanborn, Head & Associates Inc.
  • Sensata
  • Superior Controls
  • TFMoran
  • Thermo Fisher
  • Tighe & Bond
  • Turbocam
  • Underwood Engineers Inc
  • Vapotherm
  • Whelen Engineering
  • Xemed LLC
  • Your Company Here

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Image of CEPS students participating in a wind tunnel lab

Image of CEPS students working in the lab

CEPS Skills

In accordance with the NACE Competencies, CEPS students:

  • Exercise sound reasoning to analyze issues, make decisions, and overcome problems
  • Display effective communication and public speaking skills
  • Build collaborative relationships and work cohesively as part of a team
  • Select and use appropriate technology as it relates to their discipline
  • Exhibit strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate, organize, prioritize, and delegate
  • Demonstrate personal accountability including effective time management skills
  • Self-advocate for opportunities inside and outside of UNH

Director of CEPS Career and Professional Success Stephanie Whitney

 Stephanie Whitney
Career Director 
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Riannon Nute

 Riannon Nute
Career Counselor
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Employer Relations Specialist for CEPS Shayna Moran

 Shayna Moran
Employer Relations Specialist 
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