Research and teaching facilities in WPI’s Mechanical Engineering Department present opportunities for transformative, interdisciplinary research that makes a difference.

Higgins Laboratories and the Washburn Shops are home to Mechanical Engineering and the many well-equipped research centers, labs and facilities used by the department.

Manufacturing & Characterization Facilities

Teaching & Project Labs

  • Design Studio (HL 234) and Computer Classroom (HL 230)
  • Experimentation Laboratory (HL 031)
  • MQP Laboratory (HL 045)
  • Rehabilitation Engineering Laboratory (HL 123)