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Through deep scholarship and hands-on learning and research experiences, we pursue societal benefits in sustainability, mobility, and human health.

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Academics

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Undergraduates

We aim to give students a balance of intellectual and practical experiences that enable them to address a variety of societal needs, and prepares students for entry-level work as mechanical engineers or for graduate study in engineering.

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Graduate Students

Our goal is to align academic course work with research to prepare scholars in specialized areas within the field. Areas of specialization include automatic controls, energy systems, fluid mechanics, design, and more.

Our People

Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Renee Zhao

"I study soft composites and soft robotic systems for use in minimally invasive biomedical devices."

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Bianca Jurewicz Aumann
M.S. Student, Mechanical Engineering

Bianca Jurewicz Aumann

“My curiosity about engineering has been a part of me since I was a little girl.”

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Senior Research Aerospace Engineer, Center for Turbulence Research and Associate Director, Stanford PSAAP-III Center, Mechanical Engineering

Javier Urzay

"I am a senior research aerospace engineer at the Center for Turbulence Research at Stanford Engineering, and the associate director of the Stanford PSAAP-III Center dedicated to exascale computing in rocket propulsion."

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Research Themes

We work with an emphasis in four major research themes that together reflect the department's focus and methodologies.