Our mechanical engineering programs have been rated the best in Australia across three major international rankings. Students will be taught by key experts in their subject fields and have access to state-of-the-art facilities for laboratory and research work. Learn more about our exciting undergraduate pathways and our graduate coursework and research degrees.Read more
The Department of Mechanical Engineering is acknowledged internationally for its excellence in research, attracting research students and staff of the highest calibre. We have major research programs in Biomechanical Engineering and Fluid and Thermal Sciences.Read more
Staff and students within the department are part of a wider engineering community, embracing all other engineering disciplines and a broad range of industries. Find out more about the vibrant interdisciplinary learning and research environment within the department.
The department works closely with industry and other research organisations. There are opportunities to undertake industry-based projects and apply knowledge to real world applications.Read more
Mechanical engineering interacts with all other branches of engineering, and increasingly with other disciplines such as medicine and biology, playing a key role in the design or production of practically everything we use. Our department reflects this diversity, with world-renowned experts engaged in cutting-edge research across a wide range of disciplines and industries. Graduates from the Department can be found in leadership positions in all aspects of engineering throughout Australia and overseas.Read more
Volunteers required for knee studies
Researchers in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at The University of Melbourne are seeking volunteers for two knee studies.