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Graduate Programs

The majority of outstanding technical problems in today’s science and engineering require a multi-disciplinary approach, and our department has a strong tradition in defining and pursuing new research areas at the intersection of engineering, physics, chemistry, biological sciences, and applied mathematics.

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Undergraduate Programs

The Department offers two accredited degree programs, one in Mechanical Engineering and the other in Aerospace Engineering.  Students who wish to pursue both programs simultaneously can do so with careful planning of course selections.  Either program provides a foundation for a wide range of career objectives and may be combined with certificate programs.

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Megan Mazzatenta: Bubble Bursting and the Far-Reaching Environmental Impact

Megan Mazzatenta is an experimentalist studying ocean-atmosphere interaction through bubble bursting. What does that mean, exactly? Well, when a wave breaks at sea, it forms bubbles under the surface of the ocean.

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Mohamed Hamza: Olympian and Engineer

Mohamed Hamza’s training as a professional fencer prepared him for two of life’s greatest privileges and challenges. Representing his home country of Egypt in the Olympic Games. And being an undergraduate at Princeton studying Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering.


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