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Pursuing Advances and Solutions While Imparting Practical Knowledge

Along with seeking new discoveries and solutions for a wide range of societal challenges, a key objective of research in the Mechanical Engineering Department is to introduce students to the multidisciplinary nature of modern mechanical engineering. The result is knowledge that can be applied to today’s most pressing challenges.

World-class faculty members lead diverse, focused teams to engage in the kind of research that has led to significant advances in virtually every aspect of mechanical engineering—and the related fields of manufacturing engineering, materials science and engineering, and materials process engineering.

The Mechanical Engineering Department supports the following research focus areas.

Research Focus Areas

Research focus areas and corresponding faculty of the Mechanical Engineering Department include: