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.


Propulsion Prototype

UD researchers work to provide physical activity to those with inhibited mobility

A Senior Design team, dubbed "Quad Crew," at University of Delaware is working to provide those suffering from limited mobility with the chance to reap the benefits of physical activity. Their work is highlighted by

David Burris

Burris awarded NSF grant to elucidate scaling effects in friction

UD's David Burris has been awarded a $300,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to improve understanding of friction and inform materials design for friction control applications.

Emily Day

Designing nanostructures for advanced thermoelectric materials

Professor Feser received a University of Delaware Research Foundation (UDRF) award to analyze the scattering of heat particles called phonons from embedded nanostructures to identify the characteristics that will advance the design of thermoelectric materials with ultra-low heat flow for use in power generation and refrigeration.

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Mechanical Engineering Senior Design

Mechanical Engineering Design Studio

Engineers helping amputees

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