University of Vermont

The College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences (CEMS) is composed of a constellation of brilliant and vibrant departments and programs. Our interdisciplinary approach prepares graduates for leadership roles while cultivating a diverse community of scholars. It’s our mission to provide the State of Vermont an intellectual resource for technologically driven economic growth and to promote engineering, computer science and mathematics as professions in service to humanity.
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Engineering Design Night

Tuesday, April 28th from 4:30-7:00pm
Maple Ballroom, Davis Center

Join us in celebrating the engineering profession and over 40 capstone designs developed by teams of Civil, Electrical, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering seniors.

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in the spotlight


The CrossFit Connection

Even though Mat Fraser was relatively new to CrossFit when he started competing in 2013, games and sports run in his blood. The son of Canadian Olympic figure skaters, Fraser grew up testing his physical boundaries: waterskiing at 18 months, graduating to slalom water skiing at age six, and learning aerial skiing as a teenager. In ...

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Solving 'Months of the Skinny Cows'

They call it los meses de las vacas flacas – the months of the skinny cows. The phrase refers to the dry months in mountainous Nicaragua, where coffee is the principal crop. During the four rainy months of the year, coffee growers can harvest their cash crop and buy enough food to feed their families. But in the dry months, ...

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Class of 2014 graduates


UVM Class of 2014: Where Are They Now?

Whoever says English majors have poor job prospects hasn’t met Josh Goldsmith. Less than one year out from graduation, he’s part of a team that’s up for a Webby award for its work promoting the Christopher Nolan film Interstellar.

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A Clean, Green Egg Machine

Pigs sometimes escape their fencing at Greylaine Farm in Shelburne, Vermont. When they do, farmer Michael Kirk is quick to herd them back in. “Those snouts can certainly find their share of trouble,” he says with a laugh.

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