Princeton's Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering concentrates its graduate studies in nine general areas. Most research involves two or three areas; together they provide an opportunity for the student to develop a multidisciplinary background and illustrate the department's dedication to challenging societal, scientific, and industrial problems.
- Combustion and Energy Conversion
- Computational Engineering
- Dynamics and Control Systems
- Energy and the Environment
- Environment and Energy Technology
- Fluid Mechanics
- Lasers and Applied Physics
- Laser Matter Interactions, Medical Applications
- Materials and Mechanical Systems
- Vehicle Sciences and Applications
See also: Laboratories associated with the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.