Mechanical Engineering Research Laboratories
The research activity in the department covers applied and basic research, cuts across disciplines, and offers students both breadth and depth. We invite you to browse our research areas in more depth by clicking on the areas below. The research within the Department of Mechanical Engineering is typically classified into the following areas:
- Acoustics and Vibrations
- Computational Science and Engineering
- Dynamics, Robotics, Systems, and Controls
- Thermofluid Sciences, Energy, and Sustainability
- MEMS and Nanotechnology
In many cases, these laboratories have strong collaborations with centers or other institutions in the Boston area. Research centers bring together a number of faculty from different departments in the College of Engineering, as well as from other schools and colleges at Boston University.