Research Areas and Major Fields

Mechanical engineering is perhaps the most "broad-based" of the engineering disciplines. The links below show that graduates from mechanical engineering can find exciting careers in aerospace, automobile design, consumer electronics, biotechnology and bioengineering, software engineering, and business.

 

Major Field Areas Research Focus Areas
Biomechanical Engineering Biomechanical Engineering & Health
Controls Controls & Dynamics of Complex Systems
Design Energy Science and Technology
Dynamics Green and Sustainable Technologies
Energy Science and Technology Micro and Nano Engineering
Fluids  
Manufacturing  
Materials  
Mechanics  
MEMS/Nano  
Ocean Engineering