Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Rigorous graduate study in mechanical engineering can bring you to the forefront of knowledge creation and application in this fundamental field of engineering, and prepare you for a successful career in academia, industry or government labs. Given the rapid convergence of physical science and data science, as witnessed in emerging fields like cyber-physical systems, the Industrial Internet of Things, digital and sustainable manufacturing, biomanufacturing and biologically inspired robots, to name just a few, a multidisciplinary approach is increasingly needed to solve many of the world’s pressing challenges. Pursuing a graduate degree is the most effective and efficient process for honing expertise in the theories and tools for successful multidisciplinary research.
The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Case Western Reserve has a legacy of scholarly contributions that have pushed the frontiers of the field, from microgravity flows to robotics. Ranked in the top 23 percent of graduate programs in the United States, according to U.S. News & World Report, we offer exciting opportunities for high-quality graduate studies in diverse specialty areas, including design and control of biologically inspired robots, biomechanics, biosensing, digital and sustainable manufacturing, computational and experimental fluid mechanics, batteries and energy storage, thermal system management, fire spread and safety, and more. We work across departments, and our proximity to world-renowned health care institutions provides you with unique opportunities to collaborate with faculty and students in the medical and biomedical fields.
Become an expert in applied mechanics, dynamics and design, or fluid and thermal engineering sciences with a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University.