Department of Mechanical Engineering


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Research expertise clusters in the Department are identified around several centers of excellence, most notably in energy and automotive research and in experimental mechanics and composite materials. The Department is host to two major research centers: the Energy & Automotive Research Laboratories and the Composite Vehicle Research Center.  In addition, much of the research activity in the department is centered around various research laboratories.

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Research Groups

Dynamic Systems and Controls Group

Biomechanical Engineering Group

Fluids and Thermal Sciences Group

Solid Mechanics, Design, and Manufacturing Group