Graduate Mechanical Engineering

Join the dynamic atmosphere as a graduate mechanical engineering student — learn, grow and develop your skills as an engineer, scholar and professional. We offer M.S., Ph.D. or D.E. programs that will challenge you to conceive, design and analyze products and systems. Join us and study with researchers and professors who are committed to providing the framework for solutions to important challenges facing our world.

Career Outlook and Highlights 

  • No. 1 — Catholic university for sponsored engineering R&D
  • No. 2 — in Ohio for sponsored physical S/TEM (physical sciences, math and engineering combined) R&D
  • No. 3 — Catholic university for sponsored R&D in all categories
  • No. 10 — nationally for federally sponsored engineering R&D

Plan of Study

Click here to go to the University Catalog for overview and courses for the mechanical engineering graduate programs.

Areas of Research

  • Aircraft thermal management
  • Biomaterials
  • Biomechanics
  • Combustion
  • Fluid mechanics
  • Kinematic design & optimization
  • Noise & vibration control
  • Tribology

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Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

Kettering Laboratories 361 
300 College Park 
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0238