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

Grant supports research on advanced multiscale functional composites The Office of Naval Research (ONR) has selected mechanical and aerospace engineering assistant professor...
Professor Laurent Burlion received the 2020-21 Provost's award for Excellence in Teaching Innovations in recognition of his new drone course proposed this Spring 21. The...
Professor Kimberly Cook-Chennault receives the "I Can STEM Role Models Award" from The New Jersey STEM Pathways Network (NJSPN).  NJSPN honors diverse STEM leaders who have...