Mechanical Engineering

The Time Is Now

Engineered heart tissue. Driverless cars. Precision agriculture. Rockets. Are you in? These advancements and countless others are part of the tidal wave of progress happening here and now at the Department of Mechanical Engineering. With a focus on interdisciplinary thinking, you will be at the forefront exploring new areas such as nanotechnology, autonomous systems, additive manufacturing, sustainability and cube satellites. You will be constantly inspired by the best and brightest thinking as you meet the demands of an ever-changing world.

PhD Student Spotlight:

For the past two years, Sanika D. Barve has been studying how different types of fabric rings—some twisted, some simply wrapped—help people carry a variety of loads on their heads, from heavy pots of water to ever-shifting bags of rice.


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MechE PhD Prospectus Defense: Yuanzhi Li

Day: Tuesday Jun 4th Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm EMB 105, 15 St. Mary's St.

MechE PhD Prospectus Defense: Ao Chen

Day: Friday Jun 7th Time: 11:00am - 1:00pm PHO 901, 8 St. Mary's St.

MechE PhD Dissertation Defense: Marc Mitjans i Coma

Day: Friday Jun 7th Time: 11:00am - 1:00pm ENG 245, 110 Cummington Mall
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