Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering


Mechanical Engineering Graduate Programs

Graduate students tackle a wide range of leading-edge technology challenges. Our goal? To transform the world.

Our world-class faculty, motivated students and high-quality laboratory facilities provide a rich environment for exploration and hands-on research and development.

Graduate Degrees

The College of Engineering also offers the following graduate options:


Over the past 25 years, our department has transformed itself into one of the leading departments at UToledo in terms of instructional and research productivity. We have the largest number of undergraduate and graduate students and more than $4 million in research funding.

Our graduate students are engaged in highly visible areas of research and have assumed faculty and leadership positions. Entrepreneurship is an integral part of our research agenda. MIME faculty and students have successfully launched startup companies to take their research to market.

Facilities include a high-speed wind tunnel, Dynamic & Smart Systems Lab and a Precision Micro Machining Lab.

Research Focus Areas

Current Research Themes

  • Adaptive Structures and Mechanisms
  • Additive Drag Reduction
  • Advanced Bearing and Tribology
  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Experimental and Computational Fluid Mechanics
  • Fatigue and Fracture
  • Mechatronics and Mobile Robotics
  • Biomechanics and Assistive Technology
  • Micro- and Nanotechnology
  • Phase Change Heat Transfer and Transport Processes
  • Turbulence, Aeroacoustics and Biological Flows


Learn to Think Like an Entrepreneur

We don't just develop outstanding mechanical engineers. We develop engineers who create value for their employers by thinking like entrepreneurs. UToledo offers opportunities to commercialize your research and ideas.


Admission Information

Learn more about the city of Toledo and why our students chose the College of Engineering.

Why UToledo Engineering 


Dr. Mohamed Samir Hefzy

Contact Dr. Mohamed Samir Hefzy
Graduate Program Director

Last Updated: 4/8/24