Mechanical Engineering

If it moves, a mechanical engineer probably had something to do with it.
From automobiles, airplanes and space shuttles to robots, artificial limbs and biochips – all moving and transforming our future.

Mechanical engineering news

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Early-career investigator in mechanical engineering wins prestigious fellowship in interdisciplinary research

Dr. Floris van Breugel studies insects for inspiration in designing robust and novel control systems for robots

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Faces of the Pack: Passion for mechanical engineering helps graduate student succeed

Rebecca Histed, graduate student, won a prestigious National Science Foundation award and makes a difference in the mechanical engineering department

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Aerospace engineering program readies for takeoff

Petros Voulgaris will join the University in 2020 to lead the new program, which will build on the College of Engineering's established research strengths in unmanned aerial systems.

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Graduate degrees in mechanical engineering

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Faculty & staff