Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering
Advanced Mechanical Study
Earn your doctorate in a program that provides the diverse research experiences needed to make your mark in the field, including opportunities to contribute to industry-sponsored research. Model, design and lead experiments to verify thermal systems, mechanical systems, components and processes while considering real-world constraints and the impact your solution may have on society.
Students completing this degree are well prepared to work in a research-oriented position, such as those at national laboratories, industries, or universities.
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