MechSE Graduate Level Course Offerings

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MechSE offers a variety of courses in fluid mechanics and thermal sciences, solid mechanics and materials, controls & dynamics, nanomechanics & nanomanufacturing, and biomechanics. Note that there is considerable flexibility built into MechSE graduate degree programs to allow students to take courses in other engineering departments. Courses in other departments are not listed on this website; please see for courses in other departments.

In addition, the department offers “special topic” courses for new and developing areas of knowledge in mechanical engineering and theoretical and applied mechanics. Students should view the current semester course schedule for a listing of these courses.

Controls & Dynamics

Fluid & Thermal Sciences

Mechanics & Computation

Nanomechanics & Nanomanufacturing

Solids & Materials

Special Topics


Contact Info

Graduate Programs Office
166 MEB
1206 W. Green St.
Urbana, IL 61801
(217) 244-3416
mechse-gradatillinois [dot] edu

Student Profiles

My goal in graduate school was to combine my interests in controls to the biological field, and the immense amount of collaboration at Illinois within MechSE has allowed me to pursue both paths. Professor Alleyne and...

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