Fusing disciplines. Sparking change. Serving people.

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Responding to social needs.

We work in three overlapping areas: energy systems, diversity, and well-being.

Our Approach
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Bridging disciplines.

We use behavioral science in engineering, business, and medicine.

Our People

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Developing leaders.

We support over 100 faculty and student researchers at the University of Virginia and beyond. In our first-of-its-kind PhD. program, more than a dozen exceptional students are pursuing real-world research while merging formal training in engineering, behavioral science, and business.

Our Research
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News & Events

  • For Good: Solving “Tuff” Problems

    Leon Yacoubian, Ph.D. Student, Convergent Behavioral Science Initiative
    People become engineers because they have a passion for creating knowledge and technologies that serve society. UVA Engineering’s “For Good” series…

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  • 2019 ERI Graduate Fellows
    By Jonah Fogel

    The ERI Graduate Fellows program helps foster a community of students engaged in the science, politics, economics, culture, and ethics of environmental change. Graduate students…

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  • ESE Students Win Prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

    Congratulations to Engineering Systems and Environment students Matthew Dean, Bethany Gordon (CBSI) and Erica Loudermilk for being named NSF GRADUATE RESEARCH FELLOWS. The National Science Foundation…

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Contact Us
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