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Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering

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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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  • Personalized Attention with faculty through small class sizes, 1-on-1 interaction, mentorship and advising. Most faculty hold Ph.D.s in their field.
  • Highest Early- and Mid-Career Salary of any 4-year public institution in Idaho. – PayScale 2019
  • 98% Graduate With a Job or are enrolled in additional education - 2016-2018 Career Services Outcomes Survey
  • Hands-On Experience, Guaranteed – ALL U of I College of Engineering students participate in hands-on experiences, through paid graduate assistantships and programs, including Idaho Space Grant Consortium Fellowships, mentor-directed, career-related programs that contributes to NASA’s mission of exploration and discovery.

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Mechanical Engineering
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 0902
Moscow, ID 83844-0902

Phone: 208-885-6579

Fax: 208-885-9031

Email: medept@uidaho.edu