Innovation. Interdisciplinary collaboration. Complex problem solving. In Carnegie Mellon University’s Department of Mechanical Engineering, faculty members, researchers, and students are revolutionizing focus areas in advanced manufacturing, bioengineering, computational engineering, energy and the environment, product design, and robotics. In addition, they are using their expertise in interdisciplinary research centers across the university.

Intrigued? We invite you to explore each of our research areas to learn more.

Our collaborative research setting fosters boundary-crossing solutions to practical problems and a fertile environment for the growth of students and researchers.

Allen Robinson, Raymond J. Lane Distinguished Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Innovation in action

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