Our Programs

The Department of Mechanical & Aerospace 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

Wild Center

Clarkson University Professors Susan Powers and Ken Visser are both being featured in a brand new exhibit called “Climate Solutions” at the Wild Center in Tupper Lake. Powers is being highlighted for her climate education work and Visser for his wind turbine efforts.  Read more about Climate Solutions


Captain Matthew McChesney ‘14 has been awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross to honor his actions during the humanitarian evacuation of Afghans in 2021. Read more about Captain Matthew McChesney.

Goodarz Ahmadi

Goodarz Ahmadi, the Interim Provost and Distinguished Professor and Robert R. Hill ‘48 Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Clarkson University, is kicking off Abu Dhabi University’s Global Brown Bag Seminar Series (GBBSS) this month with his presentation titled “Computation Modelling of Transport and Dispersion of Respiratory Droplets in Indoor Spaces–Transmission of COVID-19.” Read more about the seminar.


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Clarkson University's undergraduate aerospace, 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 on Engineering Program Objectives.