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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ALUMNI WEEKEND 2019
June 7-9, 2019
MechE Family Cookout
Friday, June 7th, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Location: Spencer Lab Front Lawn
Come join the faculty and staff for a family-friendly Mechanical Engineering cookout on the front lawn of Spencer Lab. We’ll have plenty of food and drinks along with classic lawn games for all to enjoy. We can’t wait to see you and hear about what’s happened since you left UD.
Gearhead White Clay Bike Ride
Saturday, June 8th, 10 a.m. – noon
Location: Meet out back of Spencer Lab
Join Mechanical Engineering Blue Hens and friends for a fun bike ride! We’ll do an out and back loop from Spencer Lab through scenic White Clay with refreshments after. All ability levels welcome. Please bring a helmet.
Design Studio Open House Tours
Saturday, June 8th, 12-4 p.m.
Location: First Floor of Spencer Lab
Check out what Mechanical Engineering has going on in the newly upgraded Design Studio. The Design Studio is a 5,500 square foot makerspace on the first floor of Spencer Laboratory that includes space for fabrication, collaboration and design validation. Come take a tour during our open house and see why engineering at UD is in high demand.
Open Faculty Positions
Tenure Track Assistant Professor
Tenure Track Assistant Professor in the area of thermo-fluid transport and systems, or theoretical and applied mechanics. Application areas may include, but are not limited to, advanced materials, bio-inspired systems, energy systems, environmental processes, manufacturing and composites.
Assistant, Associate or Full Professor
Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in robotics and control, with particular interest in robot design, mobile manipulation, robot learning, and human-machine interaction.