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The Department of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science (MEMS) awards the B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Aerospace Engineering. New materials - nano-structured, multi-functional, energy-harvesting, light, strong, and environmentally sustainable - will play a significant role in addressing the most pressing challenges of the 21st century.

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Featured News

Boeing to offer new graduate residency program

In the new Boeing Graduate Residency Program, students pursuing an engineering master's degree at WUSTL can work full-time at Boeing with competitive pay and a flexible schedule.


Jerina named Outstanding Professional Engineer in Education

The Missouri Society of Professional Engineers named Kenneth Jerina, DSc, the 2014 Outstanding Professional Engineer in Education


Limei Tian receives MRS graduate student award

Limei Tian is a recipient of the 2013 Silver Award presented at the Materials Research Society fall meeting in December 2013.


Elson installed as Honorary University Professor

Elliot Elson, PhD, was installed as an Honorary University Professor at Xi'an Jiatong University in Xi'an, China.


Two new NSF grants allow Bayly to study biomechanics

Philip Bayly, PhD, has received two grants from the National Science Foundation to study mechanical properties of the brain.


Tenure-Track Faculty Opening - Thermal Science & Engineering

The successful applicant is expected to establish a vigorous externally-funded research program, publish in peer-reviewed journals, mentor graduate students, teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and participate in department and University service.


Faculty Profile

Kenneth Jerina
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Washington University in St. Louis School of Engineering & Applied Science, Department of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science

Jolley Hall, CB 1185, 1 Brookings Drive, Saint Louis, MO, USA 63130
Phone: (314) 935-6047, Fax: (314) 935-4014