The graduate programs at the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering cover broad areas of mechanical and industrial engineering. The primary areas of concentration are mechanical analysis and design, fluids engineering, thermal sciences, robotics, manufacturing, and industrial engineering. Students may select basic and applied courses dealing with such topics as fluid mechanics, heat and mass transfer, thermodynamics, combustion, stress analysis, noise and vibrations, mechanisms, mechanical design, dynamics and control, computer aided design and manufacturing, materials processing, production engineering, and human factors.

Currently, the department offers graduate programs in: Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, and Energy Engineering .

GETTING STARTED

Graduate Student Handbook

Departmental Graduate Information

Fellowships – Sources of support from the Graduate College

Frequently Asked Questions

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

I. MECHANICAL ENGINEERING 

Graduate Catalog – Mechanical program requirements and course offerings

MS Thesis/ Non-Thesis

PhD

ME Course Offerings

II. INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING

Graduate Catalog – Industrial program requirements and course offerings

MS Thesis/ Non-Thesis

PhD

IE Course Offerings

III. ENERGY ENGINEERING

Graduate Catalog – Energy Engineering program requirements and course offerings

Non-Thesis

THESIS DEFENSE & PRELIM RULES

Preliminary Exam – everything you need to know

Reserve a room – for your thesis defense, lab meeting or special event.

GRADUATE FORMS

Committee Recommendation – used for approval of committees for MS thesis defense, doctoral preliminary examination or doctoral dissertation defense.

Change of Thesis Title or Committee Members – complete this form only for changes of thesis title or committee member(s) that were previously approved by the Graduate College.

OTHER IMPORTANT LINKS

Energy Engineering (MEE) Homepage

Industrial Engineering (IE) Homepage

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