Our researchers are experts in thermal and fluid sciences, micro/nano mechanics, photonics, tribology, and energy-water nexus. Their laboratories are equipped to develop more energy-efficient systems, reduce wear on product components, synthesize new nanomaterials, improve health care, and enable advanced water treatment.
Make an Impact
The Department of Mechanical Engineering generates impactful research that extends beyond the classroom.
- Our researchers are leaders in their fields, with specific focus areas in:
- Our faculty members publish their results in high-quality journals, and translate their findings to technologies that will benefit industry and government.
- Our undergraduate students are fully engaged in research from the beginning of their studies, with ample opportunities to work with researchers from different areas.