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Department ofMechanical Engineering


Current research activities in the Department of Mechanical Engineering are in the following areas:

  • Dynamics & Controls
  • Design and Manufacturing
  • Mechanics and Materials
  • Mechatronic Systems Engineering
  • Thermofluids and Energy

Faculty and students conduct research projects funded by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the National Science Foundation (NSF), the US Department of Energy, the US Geological Survey, the US Air Force, the US Navy, as well as industrial sponsors such as Lockheed-Martin, Intel, Nike, and BMW.

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Junior Convocation 2016

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Interim Chair: Michael Taylor
Department Manager: Gina Orais


Mechanical Engineering
Santa Clara University
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053