Mechanical engineering covers a broad range of disciplines, including materials, mechanics, systems and control, thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, design, and manufacturing, all of which constitute a solid foundation for bioengineering.
Research Includes: Bioimaging and bioinformatics, bioinstrumentation and design, biomaterials and tissue engineering, and biomechanics.
Associate Professor Cullen Buie researches a novel method to quickly sort and identify the various strains of bacteria.
An engineered surface treatment developed by Professor Kripa Varanasi can reduce waste and improve efficiency in many processes ranging from bread-making to pharmaceuticals and batteries,
MechE faculty are passionate, out-of-the-box thinkers who love to get their hands dirty.