M.S. in Mechanical Engineering


 The mechanical engineering master’s program raises the bar of professional development for students looking to broaden their skills through advanced research and hands-on learning experiences. You will collaborate with our engaging professors on papers and participate in professional seminars that set you on a course for a successful career as a leader in the field.

You can expect opportunities to develop systems, components or processes in specialty areas, such as applied mechanics or computer-aided manufacturing. Our curriculum also puts you in a position to better identify and solve engineering problems, use modern tools and conduct specialized research to address real-world questions.

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Department Faculty



Tariq Shamim, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair of Department
EB 226A

Contact Us

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Engineering Building, Room 226
590 Garden Road  

Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115
Phone: 815-753-9979