Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering


The Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering Department boasts world-class researchers and state of the art laboratory facilities, offering many opportunities for students, faculty, and industry. 

In addition to faculty and graduate research, a number of Undergraduate Research Opportunities are available. Within the department several faculty members act as undergraduate student mentors, offering undergraduate students the opportunity to work in their labs. 


Overview of Major Research Focus Groups 


Computational and Experimental Thermal Science

The Computational and Experimental Thermal Sciences focus group encompasses the broad research activities of fluid dynamics, heat transfer and flow. Learn more

Mechanics, Materials and Design

The Materials, Mechanics and Design focus group conducts research that will advance the engineering knowledge base and will lead to new processes and products. Learn more

Friction-Stir Spot Welding
Manufacturing Processes and Systems

The Manufacturing Processes and Systems focus group concentrates on engineering efforts in solving industrial and manufacturing problems. Learn more

Last Updated: 11/23/20