Mechanical Engineering & Applied Mechanics, MSE

The master's in Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics (MEAM) is innovative, unique, and nationally recognized for its excellence. We are at the forefront in preparing students for leadership careers by providing opportunities to work in emerging and interdisciplinary areas that are fueling exciting advances in technology. The program can be tailored and customized to meet individual needs under the guidance and approval of an academic advisor. Students can choose to concentrate in *Mechatronic and Robotic Systems, *Micro/Nano Systems, *Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics, and Energy, *Mechanics of Materials and *Design and Manufacturing.

Curriculum

10 course units are required for the MSE MEAM degree.

Engineering Math
Select 2 Engineering Math options from the following:2
Numerical Methods and Modeling
Introduction to Probability and Statistics
Foundations of Engineering Mathematics - I
Foundations of Engineering Mathematics - II
Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos
Data-driven Modeling and Probabilistic Scientific Computing
Topics In Computational Science and Engineering
Machine Learning
Finite Element Analysis
Concentration Core 1
Select 1 Required Core course1
Select 2 Concentration electives2
Select 2 Concentration Breadth electives2
Electives
Select 3 Electives 23
Seminar Requirement
2 Semesters of MEAM Seminar
Total Course Units10

Mechatronic and Robotic Systems 

Concentration Core
Design of Mechatronic Systems
Select 2 course units:
Feedback Control Design and Analysis
Advanced Mechatronic Reactive Spaces.
Control and Optimization with Applications in Robotics
Introduction to Robotics
Control Systems for Robotics
Advanced Dynamics
Performance, Stability and Control of UAVs
Design of Microelectromechanical Systems
Nonlinear Control Theory
Advanced Robotics
Topics in Mechanical Systems
Select 2 more MEAM graduate courses, level 500 and above.
Electives
Select 3 Electives:
Intellectual Property and Business Law for Engineers
Engineering Entrepreneurship I
Engineering Negotiation
Engineering Entrepreneurship II
Foundations of Leadership
Linear Systems Theory
Intro to Linear, Nonlinear and Integer Optimization
Real-Time Embedded Systems
Digital Signal Processing
Engineering Economics
Human Systems Engineering
Learning in Robotics
Machine Learning
Artificial Intelligence
Principles of Embedded Computation
Machine Perception
Computer Vision & Computational Photography
Programming Languages and Techniques.
Integrated Computer-Aided Design, Manufacturing and Analysis

Micro/Nano Systems 

Concentration Core
Nanotribology
Design of Microelectromechanical Systems
Mechanical Properties of Macro/Nanoscale Materials
Fundamentals of Materials
Elasticity and Micromechanics of Materials
Finite Element Analysis
Nanotribology
Design of Microelectromechanical Systems
Atomic Modeling in Materials Science
Nanoscale Systems Biology
The Principles and Practice of Microfabrication Technology
Micro and Nano Fluidics
Electrochemistry for Energy, Nanofabrication and Sensing
Select 2 more MEAM graduate courses, level 500 and above.
Electives
Select 3 Electives:
Intellectual Property and Business Law for Engineers
Engineering Negotiation
Engineering Entrepreneurship I
Engineering Entrepreneurship II
Foundations of Leadership
The Physics of Solid State Energy Devices
Nanofabrication and Nanocharacterization
Structure of Materials
Nanoscale Science and Engineering
Fabrication and Characterization of Nanostructured Devices

Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics, and Energy Science and Engineering

Concentration Core
Viscous Fluid Flow and Modern Applications
Transport Processes I
Select 2 course units in:
Energy Engineering in Power Plants and Transportation Systems
Direct Energy Conversion: from Macro to Nano
Tribology
Finite Element Analysis
Continuum Mechanics
Viscous Fluid Flow and Modern Applications
Turbulence
Aerodynamics
Thermodynamics: Foundations, Energy, Materials
Transport Processes I
Advanced Topics in Transport Phenomena
Micro and Nano Fluidics
Electrochemistry for Energy, Nanofabrication and Sensing
Advanced Fluid Mechanics
Computational Mechanics
Fundamentals of Complex Fluids
Advanced Molecular Thermodynamics
Nanoscale Science and Engineering
Select 2 more MEAM graduate courses, level 500 and above.
Electives
Select 3 Electives:
Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage.
Fundamentals of Industrial Catalytic Processes
Control of Nonlinear Systems
Advanced Molecular Thermodynamics
Transport Processes I
Transport Processes II (Nanoscale Transport)
Energy and its Impacts: Technology, Environment, Economics, Sustainability.
Renewable Energy and Its Impacts: Technology, Environment, Economics, Sustainability.
Intellectual Property and Business Law for Engineers
Engineering Negotiation
Engineering Entrepreneurship I
Engineering Entrepreneurship II
Foundations of Leadership
Engineering in Oil, Gas and Coal, from Productin to End Use
Materials for Energy and Environmental Sustainability
Electrochemical Engineering of Materials

Mechanics of Materials

Concentration Core
MEAM 519Elasticity and Micromechanics of Materials1
Select 2 course units in:2
Tribology
Mechanical Properties of Macro/Nanoscale Materials
Fundamentals of Materials
Matls Manuf For Mech Des
Finite Element Analysis
Continuum Mechanics
Nanotribology
Atomic Modeling in Materials Science
Mechanics of Materials
Nanoscale Systems Biology
Plasticity
Mechanics of Adhesion and Fracture
Rods and Shells
Composite Materials
Entropic Forces in Biomechanics
Select 2 more MEAM graduate courses, level 500 and above.
Electives
Select 3 Electives:3
Intellectual Property and Business Law for Engineers
Engineering Negotiation
Engineering Entrepreneurship I
Engineering Entrepreneurship II
Foundations of Leadership

Design and Manufacturing

Concentration Core
MEAM 514Design for Manufacturability1
Select 2 course units in:2
Tribology
Matls Manuf For Mech Des
Design of Mechatronic Systems
Advanced Mechatronic Reactive Spaces.
Finite Element Analysis
Nanotribology
Performance, Stability and Control of UAVs
Design of Microelectromechanical Systems
The Principles and Practice of Microfabrication Technology
Select 2 more MEAM graduate courses, level 500 and above.2
Electives
Select 3 Electives:3
Contemporary Furniture Design
Interactive Computer Graphics
Intellectual Property and Business Law for Engineers
Engineering Negotiation
Engineering Entrepreneurship I
Engineering Entrepreneurship II
Foundations of Leadership
Integrated Computer-Aided Design, Manufacturing and Analysis
Rehab Engineering and Design
Needfinding
Creative Thinking and Design.
Product Design
Ergonomics/Human Factors Based Product Design
Industrial Design I

The degree and major requirements displayed are intended as a guide for students entering in the Fall of 2020 and later. Students should consult with their academic program regarding final certifications and requirements for graduation.