MAE at Rutgers

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Rutgers was founded in 1908 with a focus on driving the country’s industrial growth. Today, with more than 30 full-time faculty members, the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department educates more than 700 undergraduate and 180 graduate students. Excellence in both teaching, research, and service is the top priority for our faculty.

Academic Programs

Bachelor of Science Degrees (Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering)

Our BS degrees in mechanical engineering and aerospace engineering are about learning how to conceive new ideas and bring them to life through design and manufacturing. Find out more>>

Master Degrees (Master of Science, Master of Engineering)

We offer multiple graduate fields of study, as well as a combined bachelors/master’s program in several broad areas of specialization. Find out more>>

Doctoral Degree (Ph.D.) 

In an intellectually and academically stimulating environment, our Doctoral program offers an advanced research-oriented degree with the goal of entering research-focused positions in academia, industry or government.  Find out more>> 

MAE News

Rutgers-led study shows the benefits of removing toner with pulses of intense xenon light Imagine if your printer had an “unprint” button that used pulses of light to...
Prof. Howon Lee’s laboratory have created lightweight, reconfigurable, and mechanically tunable materials with 4D printing that could lead to better shock absorption,...
Rutgers-led team invents promising technology for killing microbes Imagine wearing clothes with layers of paper that protect you from dangerous bacteria.   A Rutgers-...