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.
The first hands-on classes to teach students not only how to design an object but also how to build it.
Using machine-learning and sensory hardware Assistant Professor Alberto Rodriguez has developed a robot that is learning how to play the game Jenga. The technology could be used in robots for assembly lines.
MechE faculty are passionate, out-of-the-box thinkers who love to get their hands dirty.