Mechanical and Materials Engineering

Mechanical and Materials Engineering is one of the fastest-growing academic departments at Wright State, with the number of students having increased 30 percent since 2013. The 237 graduates in the Fall 2018 commencement were the most in the 30-year history of the program, and included the first graduate of the new aerospace engineering program. You can choose from nine majors, minors, and graduate degree programs as well as three “4+1” programs that allow you to earn both a bachelor’s and master’s degree within five years. You can enroll in fascinating classes in additive manufacturing, powder processing, metal forming, nano-manufacturing, turbo machinery, mechanical design, and structural analysis. Learn from faculty members active in research and international conferences. Expand your opportunities by taking advantage of our connections with the Air Force Research Laboratory as well as many local manufacturing firms. Recent graduates are employed by DMAX, General Electric, Honda, and Emerson Climate Control.

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Success Stories

Dhanashri Desai, who graduated from Wright State in May with a master's degree in mechanical engineering, returned to her native India for a valuable internship.
As part of his internship, Joseph Carroll, a mechanical engineering major at Wright State, experimented with high-intensity light to kill weeds.

Department News

College of Engineering and Computer Science named leader in inclusive excellence

The American Society for Engineering Education recognized the Wright State College of Engineering and Computer Science for supporting groups underrepresented in engineering.

Overseas opportunity

2019 Wright State grad Dhanashri Desai completes engineering internship at Ingersoll Rand in India
Dhanashri Desai, who graduated from Wright State in May with a master's degree in mechanical engineering, returned to her native India for a valuable internship.

Wright State Ph.D. student Hasanain Sami Abdulhadi wins best presentation award at engineering symposium

Research into lattice-design optimization and additive manufacturing led to a prestigious award for Hasanain Sami Abdulhadi, a Ph.D. engineering student at Wright State.

 

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