University of Delaware - College of Engineering

Welcome to the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Delaware! Here you'll find all the information you ever needed to know about what mechanical engineering is and the wonderful program we have at Delaware. From biomechanics to robotics and control, we're sure that you'll be excited to learn about all of the different areas of study we have to offer.


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NSF Honors

Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. student Diana Haidar received a prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Mechanical Engineering alumna Christine Gregg, currently a Ph.D. student at University of California-Berkeley, received an honorable mention.

Teachers attending UD's

UD joins White House Maker Faire promoting inventors, innovators

In response to President Barack Obama’s call to empower America’s students and entrepreneurs to invent the future, the University of Delaware College of Engineering and the College of Education and Human Development hosted a “Day of Making” for area teachers.

Nursing student Julia Tuhacek demonstrates SimuTrach on HealthCare Theatre actor Neil Redfield during a visit from David LaCombe of Laerdal Medical.

Mechanical engineering students invent device to improve nursing education

Five mechanical engineering students at the University of Delaware have invented SimuTrach, a device to provide realistic training for the care of tracheostomy patients.

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Engineers helping amputees

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