Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Mechanical Engineering


100 Institute Road

Worcester, MA 01609

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Advanced Graduate Certificate;, Ph.D., M.S. - Thesis and Non-thesis options;

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The mechanical engineering department consists of approximately 30 active faculty members, and has close ties with programs in manufacturing engineering and materials science. The mechanical engineering graduate course offerings are divided into fivedistinct areas of study:
  • Fluids and Aerospace Engineering
  • Dynamics and Controls
  • Structures and Materials
  • Design and Manufacturing
  • Biomechanical Engineering
These areas of study reflect the research interests of the mechanical engineering faculty. In this way, graduate courses introduce students to fundamentals of mechanical engineering while simultaneously providing the background necessary to become involved with the ongoing research of the Mechanical Engineering faculty.


New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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