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Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering

Welcome to The School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering at WSU

Indranath DuttaThe School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering at WSU has one of the largest undergraduate programs in the Pacific Northwest, with about 1000 students and 45 faculty members spread across three sister campuses (the main campus at Pullman, and sister departments at Everett, Tri-cities, and Bremerton). Our graduate student and postdoctoral researcher populations are growing, underpinned by continuously increasing annual research expenditures (currently over $9m), with over 130 PhD students and 60 MS students. It is one of few schools where both Mechanical Engineering (ME) and Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) programs are offered under the same roof, allowing our students to be reared in a highly interdisciplinary, enriching environment. Read more from the Director, Indranath Dutta.

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  • Closeup of Konstantin Matveev Konstantin Matveev named ASME fellow

    Matveev, a professor in the School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, has been named a fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

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  • Closeup of a surgical team in an operating room. Providing better practice opportunities for heart surgeons

    With support from the Palouse Club, research into development of better, 3‑D printed heart models at WSU could improve how well surgeons can practice before heading into the operating room.

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  • Student researchers pose for a picture on the roof of a building. Dreams of green energy take flight

    After nearly two years of design and development, WSU researchers have created a device that converts hydrogen gas into liquid hydrogen, a highly efficient aviation fuel that will be tested in U.S. Army drones.

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Advanced Manufacturing Initiative

The School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering is expanding its Advanced Manufacturing program to include additive manufacturing, design, automation, and bio-printing; additionally, the school intends to upgrade its undergraduate laboratory facilities and also recruit talented leaders to further strengthen its research capabilities.

Learn more about our Advanced Manufacturing Initiative.

Learn more about MME’s Recent Successes in Advanced Manufacturing.

Apply for a Competitive Fellowship in Advanced Manufacturing Research.

Additive Manufacturing for Practicing Engineers – A WSU Noncredit Online Course for Boeing Employees.

The second edition of the book, Additive Manufacturing, published by MME faculty members.

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Robotics and Autonomous Systems Initiative

The School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering aims to establish a preeminent educational and research enterprise in Robotics and Autonomous Systems, including applications of Machine Learning in these fields. The school intends to fill multiple faculty positions in this area during the next 3 years, introduce a sequence of new undergraduate and graduate courses, offer an Autonomous Systems specialization-track to our undergraduates, upgrade its undergraduate robotics laboratory facilities, and augment its research capabilities.

Learn more about our Robotics and Autonomous Systems Initiative.