MechSE Graduate Degrees

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MechSE designs its degree programs with as much flexibility as possible so that its students can pursue as many research interests as possible.  Students may choose from courses in departmental research areas such as fluid mechanics and thermal sciences, solid mechanics and materials, controls and dynamics, nanomechanics and nanomanufacturing, and biomechanics.  The curriculum also allows students to count engineering courses from other departments on campus toward their degree requirements.

The following degree programs are offered:

Note:  The PhD ME degree can be pursued in conjunction with the MS or alone.  See the Applying to MechSE page for application instructions.


Contact Info

Graduate Programs Office
166 MEB
1206 W. Green St.
Urbana, IL 61801
(217) 244-3416
mechse-gradatillinois [dot] edu

Student Profiles

My passion for medical technology led me to consider biomechanics as a research area for my graduate education. Biomechanics is a multidisciplinary field that employs classical mechanics to study the motion and function...

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