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Welcome!

As part of Tufts Department of Mechanical Engineering, you will have the opportunity to solve problems in Thermo-Fluid Systems (improving plane flight, imaging how bacteria swim, or modeling blood flow in our bodies), in Mechanics and Processing (developing new smart materials by assembling atoms or improving energy storage), in Robotics, Automation, 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

Messner Speaks to Metro About Driverless Trains

Messner Speaks to CCTV About Hybrid Technology

Rife and Misra Awarded Grant for Characterizing GBAS Performance

Sokolov and Dokukin Expand AFM Capabilities for Soft Materials

Hodes Awarded NSF Grant for Low-Cost, Large-Scale Aerogels Nanomanufacturing

Guasto Awarded NSF Grant for "Transport and Chemotaxis of Swimming Cells in Porous Media Flows"

Messner Authors 3D-Bioetching Paper

Tufts ME Places Second in Design Competition to Address Airport Needs

Tufts Robotics Places Third at Intel-Cornell Cup

Sokolov Research Published in PLOS One, Chemical & Engineering News


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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./M.Eng. in Bioengineering
M.Eng. in Mechanical Engineering
Ph.D. in Mechanical 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 reimaging of the machine shop in Bray Laboratories.

Vinny's One Stop Shop