As an engineering mechanics major, you will design, measure and analyze complex structures of everything from networks of human cells and novel materials constructed at the nanoscale to roller coasters and spacecraft. Engineering mechanics is the home of aerospace engineering at UW-Madison.
As a mechanical engineering major, you’ll learn about manufacturing processes, energy generation and use, and how to design mechanical equipment and systems.
As an aerospace engineering student in our accelerated master’s degree program in engineering mechanics, you’ll learn advanced mechanics topics specific to the aerospace field.
As a master’s student in our traditional engineering mechanics major, you’ll gain additional understanding of several areas within the mechanics of materials and astronautics.
As a master’s student in our accelerated mechanical engineering program, you’ll take courses that provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to carry out advanced technical work in areas such as heat transfer, mechanics, controls, biomechanics, manufacturing, and more.
As a mechanical engineering master’s student in our accelerated modeling and simulation program, you’ll gain computational engineering literacy and a strong modeling and simulation skillset.
As a master’s student in mechanical engineering, you’ll develop your research capabilities under world-class faculty members.
As a PhD student in engineering mechanics, you’ll delve deeper into several main areas of the mechanics of materials and astronautics: continuum mechanics, computational mechanics, dynamics and vibration, fluid mechanics, nanomechanics, solid mechanics, and biomechanics.
As a PhD student in mechanical engineering, you’ll be part of a community of outstanding students who are preparing for advanced work in industry, national labs, and academia.