Master's Program in Mechanical Engineering

Scholarship Opportunities

Mechanical Engineering Student Excellence Scholarship

The Binghamton University Department of Mechanical Engineering is offering this new scholarship to all of the top master's program applicants. The $1,000 scholarship is a one-time award for eligible incoming master's students and will be provided when the student enrolls.

Students admitted to the 4+1 BS/MS Program are also eligible for this scholarship.

Contact Paul Chiarot, the director of graduate studies, for more information at

See the master's programs at a glance: 

Master of Science (MS) in ME - Featuring new Design and Manufacturing AOE  
ME Graduate Fact Sheet

MS degree - Areas of Emphasis 

The program leading to the MS degree provides a balance of advanced theory and practical knowledge necessary for either practice within the profession or for advancement to a doctoral program. 

  • Design and Manufacturing: computer-aided design, optimal design, design with reliability, additive manufacturing, micro- and nano-fabrication
  • Dynamic Systems: multiphysics phenomena, microstructural vibrations, MEMS/NEMS, novel acoustic measurement techniques, noise control, microscale vibrations and acoustics, nonlinear dynamics, sensors and actuators, control systems, robotics
  • Materials: materials characterization, microstructure/property relationships, thin films, computational materials, interfacial phenomena, functional materials, materials processing
  • Solid Mechanics: mechanics of materials and structures, computational mechanics, biomechanics, waves and vibration, additive manufacturing
  • Transport Phenomena and Energy: heat and mass transfer in biological/environmental/industrial applications, microfluidics/nanofluidics, complex fluids, mechanobiology, interfacial phenomena/wetting, additive manufacturing, energy generation, energy storage, energy efficient space heating and cooling, smart electronics and data center cooling, small-scale power harvesting

To learn more about the degree requirements, refer to the University Bulletin.

MS in Mechanical Engineering

Available courses

Selection of Core Courses

Links to Areas of Emphasis Courses:

Detailed Requirements for MS degree (students entering spring 2022 or earlier)

Detailed Requirements for MS degree (students entering fall 2022 or later)

New Students

ME Orientation Spring 2022 

ME Masters Graduate Orientation Fall 2021

Engineering & Science Building Information

Application Procedures for Teaching Assistant and Graduate Assistant Positions: All current and admitted students are automatically considered for TA positions; but please note that TA positions are assigned competitively. There are no additional forms to complete to be considered. If you are selected for a TA position, we will contact you as soon as possible. Each faculty member assigns their own RA/GA positions; students should contact faculty members directly about the availability of these positions.  

Resources for Current Students

MS - Important Program Details

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Related Degrees

4+1 Master’s Degree Program

4+1 BS/MBA program

Related Links

The Coordinator of Graduate Programs

International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS)