Why Major in Mechanical Engineering?
- Global awareness
- Creative solutions
- Connect science to reality
- Impact safety
- Sustainable energy
- Improve human health
- National security
Global, green, and engaged. Our job is not finished until our ideas, our expertise and our people make a real and significant difference in the world. Join us in multidisciplinary research focusing on the most compelling scientific and technical challenges of our age. The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers four graduate programs; the Ph.D., a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (thesis or non-thesis), a Graduate Certificate in Composites Manufacturing and Engineering, and a Graduate Certificate in Composite Materials. While most incoming graduate students have a degree in mechanical engineering or other closely related fields, our graduate programs are also suitable for students with degrees in such areas as physics or mathematics. Graduate Programs Overview >>
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The University of Delaware recognized more than 225 inventors on campus for their efforts and contributions toward innovation and commercialization.read more
Bert Tanner, a professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Delaware, was elected an ASME Fellow for his work in robotics and control.read more
Open Faculty Positions
Tenure Track Assistant Professor
Tenure Track Assistant Professor in the area of thermo-fluid transport and systems, or theoretical and applied mechanics. Application areas may include, but are not limited to, advanced materials, bio-inspired systems, energy systems, environmental processes, manufacturing and composites.
Assistant, Associate or Full Professor
Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in robotics and control, with particular interest in robot design, mobile manipulation, robot learning, and human-machine interaction.
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