California Doctorates and PhDs in Mechanical Engineering
A doctorate in mechanical engineering can be used in a variety of fields and industries, including information technology, automobile, aeronautics, and medicine. Learn more about the coursework in these programs today. A mechanical engineering graduate school will typically encourage students to focus their program on areas of particular interest such as renewable or alternative energy, manufacturing, fluid and thermal systems, mechanical design, or bioengineering and nanotechnology. You will want to consider your interests and career goals as well as the faculty expertise at the graduate schools of mechanical engineering you are considering.
- Irvine, CAIrvine, CA
University of California, Irvine
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department Areas of Emphasis: Continuum Mechanics – physics of fluids; physics and chemistry of solids; structures and engineered materials; computational fluid and solid mechanics Power, Propulsion, and Envi...
- San Francisco, CASan Francisco, CA
University of California - Berkeley
Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering Degrees are granted after completion of programs of study that emphasize the application of the natural sciences to the analysis and solution of engineering problems. Advanced courses in mathe...
- Santa Barbara, CASanta Barbara, CA
University of California - Santa Barbara
The Department offers programs leading to the degrees of M.S./Ph.D and Ph.D. with a specialization in any of the following five areas: Computational Science and Engineering (CSE); Dynamical Systems, Control and Robotics (DCR); Micro- and Nanoscale Engin...
- Davis, CADavis, CA
University of California - Davis
Instruction and research areas include dynamic systems and controls (including automotive system dynamics), energy systems (including fluid mechanics, heat transfer, thermodynamics and combustion), mechanical design and manufacturing. The department als...
- La Jolla, CALa Jolla, CA
University of California - San Diego
The Charles Lee Powell Structural Systems Laboratory, the Center for Magnetic Recording Research, the Institute for Nonlinear Science and the San Diego Super Computer are examples of the superiority of facilities for engineering research at UCSD. The Sc...
- La Jolla, CA
- Merced, CAMerced, CA
University of California - Merced
The graduate program in Mechanical Engineering is dedicated to the education of a new generation of mechanicists and researchers of areas...
- San Diego, CASan Diego, CA
San Diego State University
The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers graduate study leading to the Master of Science degree in mechanical engineering, and the Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering (joint doctoral program with the University of California, San Diego).
- Stanford, CAStanford, CA
Focuses on enhancing expertise and creativity in product design and development. First establishes a foundation in design for m...
- Stanford, CA