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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

Registration opens for summer classes

Buechler, E17, honored with Senior Award

Students design for early engineering education

Zimmerman's research highlighted on NOVA

Messner writes on driverless vehicles

NYT features Zimmerman's solid battery

Xiao and Barlow win best poster award

Messner interviewed on the safety of self-driving cars

Gallegos, E19, blogs from Talloires

Messner weighs in on autonomous car development

Tufts Racing competes in the 2016 Formula Hybrid Competition

Zenyuk researches hydrogen fuel cells

Black, E16, wins one of two NCAA scholarships

Alumna Zimmerman, E09, wins in health & life sciences track

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

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