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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

Doctoral student receives poster award

Sirimuvva Tadepalli placed second in the poster presentation at the SLINN 2014 symposium.


David Peters: Inspired by Sputnik

Feature story of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science professor, David Peters.


Professor Bayly's research highlighted in Biophysical Journal

Professor Bayly and student, Kate Wilson, receive recognition for their newly-published research.


Mechanical journey of cancer cells focus of new study

With a $180,000 New Investigator grant from the Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Foundation, Amit Pathak, PhD, will study the mechanical journey of cancer cells.


Tenure-Track Faculty Opening - Materials Science & Engineering

Successful applicants must have an established record of excellence in their area of specialization and be qualified to teach core materials science and engineering courses at both the undergraduate and graduate level. The successful applicant will be 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.


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Parag Banerjee
Parag Banerjee
Assistant Professor
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Washington University in St. Louis School of Engineering & Applied Science, Department of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science

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