In the Design research area, everything from a steam turbine to a gaming console is conceived, designed, fabricated, assembled, and delivered by an engineer who understands design, manufacturing, sustainability, and the supply chain.
Research Includes: Precision and machine design, product design and development, environment and sustainability, information and sensing, manufacturing process, and systems.
In this year’s Class 2.12: Introduction to Robotics, undergraduate students joined forces to build a robot that can emulate complex human movement with a soccer-theme.
Research from Professor John Lienhard suggests that desalinating brackish groundwater, which would require less energy than desalinating seawater, could provide much needed relief to water-starved areas.
MechE faculty are passionate, out-of-the-box thinkers who love to get their hands dirty.