Why Major in Mechanical Engineering?
- Global awareness
- Creative solutions
- Connect science to reality
- Impact safety
- Sustainable energy
- Improve human health
- National security
Global, green, and engaged. Our job is not finished until our ideas, our expertise and our people make a real and significant difference in the world. Join us in multidisciplinary research focusing on the most compelling scientific and technical challenges of our age. The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers four graduate programs; the Ph.D., a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (thesis or non-thesis), a Graduate Certificate in Composites Manufacturing and Engineering, and a Graduate Certificate in Composite Materials. While most incoming graduate students have a degree in mechanical engineering or other closely related fields, our graduate programs are also suitable for students with degrees in such areas as physics or mathematics. Graduate Programs Overview >>
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Building a stronger world with composite materials Many people spend years or even decades searching for their calling, but Colleen Murray was only 12 years old when she discovered her passion for materials engineering. She was fascinated by the surprisingly strong...read more
Professor honored for 50 years of service to the University of Delaware.read more
The Design Studio is a 5,500 sq ft maker space on the first floor of Spencer Laboratory that includes space for fabrication, collaboration, and design validation. It is a community space that is open 24-7 for mechanical engineering students and their collaborators. Learn more about our design studio.
Students took first place in a national design competition for SimuCath, a device used in Healthcare Theatre. Find out more about our undergraduate program.