A robot waving to the camera


With unprecedented focus, Tufts is creating cross-disciplinary collaborations in laboratories and classrooms that reinforce its distinctive strengths in the STEM disciplines—Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. STEM principles are spurring approaches to teaching that accent self-discovery and hands-on problem solving.


  • The Science and Engineering Complex is a new 175,000-square-foot-next-generation facility that provides a collaborative space for the next generation of scientists and engineers.
Colby Azersky, E19, EG20, poses with NASA machinery

Developing parts for a probe or a crew capsule that can land safely on the Moon is no easy task. Make a small error in your design, and a smooth touchdown can become a catastrophe.

Sameer Sonkusale, professor of electrical and computer engineering.
Sameer Sonkusale, professor of electrical and computer engineering, does not limit himself to one field. “The journey of problem solving takes us to very unexpected places.”