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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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Danielle Chase: From Ice Sheets to Ice Cream

Danielle Chase, a Ph.D. student and advisor in the Complex Fluids Group at Princeton’s school of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering says about her work, “I’m having fun. I like all the projects.”

The fun she is having is a common theme during a recent Zoom chat.

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An-Ya Olson: Undergraduate Spotlight

For Princeton junior An-Ya Olson, you might say it started with pistachio nuts.

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