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Graduate Studies|College of Engineering and Applied Science

Solving Real-World Challenges

Our students learn and work work with renowned faculty to develop solutions to demanding real-world challenges in areas such as artificial intelligence, energy development, weather forecasting, computer systems, environmental engineering, biomedical engineering, and enhanced oil recovery. Engineers with advanced degrees find greater employment, career advancement, financial reward, recognition, and personal satisfaction.

Degree Programs

The UW College of Engineering and Applied Science offers many different graduate degree options including interdisciplinary and dual-degree programs.

Graduate Degree Programs



Atmospheric Science
Architectural Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Civil Engineering/Water Resources
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Electrical Engineering
Environmental Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Petroleum Engineering


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UW Researchers Secure NSF Grant to Research Night Storm Behavior

December 17, 2014 — University of Wyoming atmospheric science researchers recently secured a $1.15 million National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to study storms that occur at night in the southern Great Plains.

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UW’s Industrial Affiliates Program Garners Microsoft as Partner

November 14, 2014 — The University of Wyoming’s Department of Computer Science recently garnered a big name -- Microsoft -- to become a partner of its Industrial Affiliates Program.

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UW Receives $4.25 Million DOE Grant to Explore Wind Energy

September 26, 2014 — The University of Wyoming has received a $4.25 million Department of Energy-EPSCoR grant to research wind farm modeling, transmission grid monitoring and the economics derived from wind-generated power.

UW Researchers Advance Biorenewable Energy Prospects

September 17, 2014 — After graduating from Northern Kentucky University with bachelor’s degrees in chemistry and accounting, Allen Morris decided to pursue graduate studies at the University of Wyoming for two primary reasons: the Rocky Mountain lifestyle, and an attractive stipend from UW’s School of Energy Resources (SER).

UW Professor Listed as One of World’s Most Cited Researchers

July 17, 2014 — University of Wyoming Professor Xiaohong Liu is among the world’s most cited researchers in the field of geosciences.

UW Researchers Publish on Creative Thinking in Robots

July 14, 2014 — Jeff Clune and his students are not only getting robots to think, but to think creatively.

UW Student Studies Dry Lines in Southeastern Wyoming

April 11, 2014 — In southeastern Wyoming, people are more than ready this time of year to get outside and enjoy the warmer weather. Then, suddenly, they feel the wind pick up and the temperatures cool signs of an impending thunderstorm.

UW’s King Air Provides Research Opportunity for Embry-Riddle Faculty and Students

April 1, 2014 — The University of Wyoming’s King Air research aircraft is providing a two-week research opportunity for students, staff and faculty of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Meteorology Department through April 9.

UW Doctoral Student Researches How Robots Learn General Skills

January 7, 2014 — To understand ourselves better, Roby Velez researches how robots learn general skills that help them explore their environment.

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Graduate Studies Support

90% of the full time graduate students receive assistantships.

New Masters Degree program in Architectural Engineering

UW becomes the 10th university in the country to offer a masters degree in Architectural Engineering, allowing UW to increase research activities, particularly in the area of building energy systems.

Tower Power

Graduate students and faculty seek to improve UW's future contributions to the wind energy industry.

Virtual Research

Amy Banic helps scientists analyze their research in 3-D.

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