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Mechanical engineers are involved with just about every engineered product that we use in today's world – transportation systems, electronics and computers, energy systems, biomedical devices, robots, and much more. Here at Tufts, we have embraced this diversity along with interdisciplinary education and research. Join us as we design the future.

Research Areas

> Applied Mechanics
> Biomaterials
> Controls/Robotics
> Design/Systems
> Human Factors
> Materials/Manufacturing
> Thermal Engineering (Fluid Mechanics Energy)

Faculty Highlights

Dean Linda M. Abriola

Dean Linda M. Abriola was named Drexel University's 2013 Engineering Leader of the Year. A Drexel engineering alumna, Abriola is the first woman to receive the honor and joins a prestigious group of engineering luminaries. Abriola will be honored for her leadership in environmental engineering, her commitment to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) and her contributions to engineering in an effort to better society. Read the story in the Tufts Daily.

ME News and Events

Misra Wins Kepler Award for Lifetime Achievement

Vannevar Bush Dean's Medal Lecture: Richard H. Frenkiel, E63

Rogers Wins "Engineering Teacher of the Year" Award

Wongkew Wins Presidential Award for Citizenship and Public Service

Solomon Wins HFES-NEC Best Presentation Award

Seniors Take Second Place in $100K New Ventures Competition

Student Invention featured in National Fisherman

2014 Mechanical Engineering Department Award Winners

Briana Bouchard a 2014 TUAA Senior Award Honoree

Gausto Publishes Paper in Nature Physics

Parinova Wins Second Place in FAA Design Competition

Robotics Club Hoses the Competition

Rogers Receives Teaching With Tech Award

Davis Wins HFES Best Presentation Award

Seniors Take Third Place in $100K Business Plan Competition

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

Alumni Profile

Class of 2013 graduates Brett Andler, Tyler Wilson, and Sam Woolf, winners of the Tufts Gordon Institute's $100K Business Plan social entrepreneurship competition, are busy promoting their Uji showerhead design that helps users save water by changing from green to red as users take longer showers.