Master's Program in Mechanical Engineering

Why a master's degree in ME at Binghamton University?

  • Top-ranked SUNY school
  • Curriculum that develops strong technical skills
  • Outstanding and collaborative faculty
  • State-of-the-art research facilities
  • Internship opportunities
  • Career success

MS Degree - Specializations

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

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  • 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

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  • Materials

    materials characterization, microstructure/property relationships, thin films, computational materials, interfacial phenomena, functional materials, materials processing

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  • Solid Mechanics

    mechanics of materials and structures, computational mechanics, biomechanics, waves and vibration, additive manufacturing

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  • Energy and Transport Phenomena

    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

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

Selection of Core Courses

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

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

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.

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See the master's program at a glance:

Master of Science (MS) in ME

Graduate Programs in ME

New Students

ME Masters Graduate Orientation Fall 2023

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 (students entering Spring 2022 or earlier)

MS - Important Program Details (for students starting in Fall 2022 or later)

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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)