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.
Associate Professor Sangbae Kim describes his cutting-edge research in the area of biomimetics, the study of biological systems as models for the design and engineering of robots.
Through research and student leadership, MechE senior Orisa Coombs is tackling problems including water scarcity, food insecurity, and racial injustice.
MechE faculty are passionate, out-of-the-box thinkers who love to get their hands dirty.