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A fresh approach to research

"We think outside the box and there's a lot of hands-on, design-based research," says PhD student Robynne Murray, who explores the possibilities of tidal energy. Learn more about our research.

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An impact you can see and feel

Mechanical engineers bring lasting benefits to society in fields ranging from energy to manufacturing to health care. Learn more about programs that will prepare you to make your mark.

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Practice through projects

Design projects and competitions give our undergraduate students the chance to build creative, problem-solving and technical skills. See what our students have been up to.

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Our graduate students get creative

"Creativity and innovation combine with the hard numbers side of engineering," says master's student Amanda Colella-Centazzo. Explore our graduate programs.

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Co-op: Putting your knowledge to work

Apply your academic learning, build your professional network and gain practical experience with three paid work terms. Find out more about co-op opportunities.

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Creativity meets technology

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Our students test, analyze and develop machines and systems, applying creativity and innovation in the areas of solid mechanics, thermofluids, renewable energy and more.  Learn more about our undergraduate program.

Faculty and research

Faculty and research

Our faculty members make important research contributions to the fields of controls and systems, design, heat transfer and fluids, energy and applied mechanics and dynamics. View faculty by research area.