Our Programs

The Department of Mechanical & Aeronautical Engineering offers majors for a wide range of undergraduate students, as well as master’s and PhD programs at multiple locations.

Undergraduate Programs
Graduate Programs

Learning By Doing

Our two-semester undergraduate capstone course for mechanical engineering design emphasizes system engineering while epitomizing the department’s strength in providing hands-on learning experiences.

Learn more here - including how industry and government sponsorship of our projects can impact the future. 

Department Spotlight


Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering student Jack DiMeo ‘23 was recently awarded the Department of Defense Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship. Read more


Professor Chunlei Liang was awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Grant to co-organize the 2021 virtual international symposium on high-order methods for computational fluid dynamics. Read more


An adjustable-length intramedullary nail (IM nail), developed jointly by Associate Professor Laurel Kuxhaus and former Canton-Potsdam Hospital Orthopedic Surgeon Marty Clark, has received FDA 510(k) pre-market clearance. Read more.



A group of Clarkson professors, led by Prof. Michael Bazzocchi, have been awarded an NSF grant worth nearly $150,000 to design a new intelligent and adaptive firefighting exoskeleton suits for the Future of Work at the Human-Technology Frontier. Read more.

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Clarkson University's undergraduate aeronautical, chemical, civil, computer, electrical, environmental, mechanical, and software engineering programs and undergraduate engineering and management program are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org. Read more.