PhD Programs

WPI’s Mechanical Engineering PhD programs prepare professionals who can take on leadership roles across a variety of fields—engineers and entrepreneurs who will identify tomorrow’s challenges and develop solutions and improvements to the quality of life. These are the people who push boundaries and make history.

To pursue your graduate studies at WPI, or for additional information about the application process, please visit our Graduate Admissions website.

WPI is among an exclusive group of leading research universities selected to participate in the National Science Foundation¹s (NSF) Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) -- NSF¹s flagship interdisciplinary program for PhD scientists and engineers.

IGERT fellows at WPI will pursue a degree in a participating doctorate program, while joining an interdisciplinary cohort of WPI graduate students working on a range of research projects in the area of biofabrication. Learn more about IGERT at WPI.