Our History

Explore the rich history of Temple Engineering

Our History

#1, 1936

1936

The Evening Technical School was established to accommodate an expanded technical course offering.

#2, 1949

1949

The Technical Institute of Temple University is formed and merged with the Community College of Temple University. Subsequently, students received an associate degree in technology after completing the program.

#3, 1969

1969

The Board of Trustees approves the formation of the College of Engineering Technology, which was authorized to grant Bachelor of Science degrees in various engineering technology disciplines.

#4, 1983

1983

The College of Engineering and Architecture was formed and a Bachelor of Science in Engineering established with curriculums in civil, electrical and mechanical engineering.

#5, 1986

1986

The college's first graduate program, the Master of Science in Engineering is offered.

#6, 2003

2003

Keya Sadeghipour was named the dean of the newly independent College of Engineering.

#7, 2012

2012

The new Department of Bioengineering formally launches and Dr. Peter Lelkes joins the college as the chair.