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As part of Tufts Department of Mechanical Engineering, you will have the opportunity to solve problems in Thermo-Fluid Systems (improving airplane flight, imaging how bacteria swim, or modeling blood flow in our bodies), in Material Mechanics and Processing (developing new smart materials by assembling atoms or improving energy storage), in Robotics, Autonomous, and Aerospace Systems (enhancing navigation performance to improving assistive robotics) and in Product Design and Human Factors (developing new educational technologies, medical technologies, and musical instruments).

Click through these pages to get a greater understanding of what we research, what we teach, who we are, and how to contact and visit us. Please email us at MEinfo@tufts.edu with any questions you might have. We look forward to working on mechanical engineering problems together with you.

Research Areas

> Thermo-Fluid Systems

> Material Mechanics and Processing

> Robotic, Autonomous, and Aerospace Systems

> Product Design and Human Factors

ME News and Events

DeBari, E18, leads track team to second place

M.S. student runs marathon

Student wins at $100k New Ventures Competition

Engineering major receives Senior Award

Senior receives NSF Fellowship

Kullman, E78, to deliver Tufts commencement address

Messner on self-driving cars

DeBari, E18, earns second All-American honor in track

Alum to give SXSW talk on LEGO

Zimmerman speaks on solid state batteries

Engineers part of winning track and field team

Engineering education project launched

Zimmerman featured in The Boston Globe

Using X-Ray imaging for battery analysis

Responsive teaching in engineering education

A sensor model for an aerodynamic setting

Engineers Week comes to Tufts, February 18-24

Qu named IEEE Fellow

Kelsey Hochgraf interviewed in Acoustics Today

Faculty and students attend navigation conference

More news >

Degree Programs

Undergraduate Degrees:
B.S. in Mechanical Engineering
B.S. in Human Factors Engineering (Engineering Psychology)

Graduate Degrees:
M.S. in Mechanical Engineering
M.S. in Human Factors
M.S. in Bioengineering
Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering
Joint-Ph.D. in Human-Robot Interaction
Joint-Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering

Certificate Programs:
Manufacturing Engineering
Human-Computer Interaction

Vinny's One Stop Shop

Help us honor Vincent J. Miraglia's 40 years at Tufts by making your contribution to Vinny's One Stop Shop, a reimagining of the machine shop in Bray Laboratories.

Vinny's One Stop Shop