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.
Professor Martin Culpepper provides caution on the use of 3D printing to make masks and other PPE for individuals on the front lines of the Covid-19 crisis.
The Whitehead Institute announced that MechE alum Brit J. d’Arbeloff SM '61 has made a $10 million gift to support research uncovering the biological consequences of the sex chromosomes on women's health and disease.
MechE faculty are passionate, out-of-the-box thinkers who love to get their hands dirty.