Research -Mechanical Engineering - Carnegie Mellon University


Innovation. Interdisciplinary collaboration. Complex problem solving. In Carnegie Mellon University's Department of Mechanical Engineering, faculty members, researchers and students are revolutionizing these focus areas:

Advanced Manufacturing

Researchers are developing technologies for implantable medical devices, automotive racing applications through metal additive manufacturing, and lithographic processes for M/NEMS sensors.


From cryopreservation of tissue and the nutritional bioavailability of foods to computational modeling for biomedical imaging, experts are exploring ways to address human health issues.

Computational Engineering

Faculty are creating computer-aided design tools for process simulations and novel algorithms for the biomodeling of molecules using computational methods.

Energy and the Environment

Experts are developing new materials and processes for efficient energy conversion and storage devices and exploring ways to minimize global climate change.


Researchers are investigating transport phenomena and microscale processes to create efficient devices and nanomanufacture materials.

Product Design

Faculty are exploring new product creation from early concept stages through production.


From stretchable electronics to minature mobile robots, our experts are creating the next generation of robotics for human interaction.

product innovation, design & manufacturing

energy & environment

human health