Prepare to lead research advancing robotics, bioengineering, additive manufacturing, nanomaterials, sustainable energy systems and more in the mechanical engineering Ph.D. program at Stevens.

As the first institution in the United States to offer a degree in mechanical engineering, Stevens played host to the organizational meeting of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers in 1880. With this historical landscape and many years of advancement, the mechanical engineering Ph.D. program at Stevens emphasizes technological innovation at its core as it prepares students to lead advanced research, solve complex problems, and manage projects in a field with burgeoning career possibilities.

As a Ph.D. student in the mechanical engineering Ph.D. program, you will have the opportunity to work alongside Stevens’ nationally recognized faculty and immerse yourself in research at state-of-the-art centers that look for solutions to advanced, multidisciplinary problems addressing real-world engineering challenges. You’ll actively engage in advanced research topics and graduate with an expertise in the modeling and simulation of mechanical engineering problems using multi-physics analysis tools and gain experience to perform experimental research in major mechanical engineering fields including fluid, thermal, structural and materials. As a Ph.D. student, you’ll build quality academic credentials while contributing to major advances in fields such as robotics, bioengineering, additive manufacturing, nanomaterials, sustainable energy systems.

The Stevens Advantage

Location plays an advantageous role for our doctoral students, as Stevens is situated in close proximity to leading pharmaceutical corporations, medical device companies, telecommunication R&D facilities and energy-related firms who regularly recruit and collaborate with researchers.