Research at Purdue University Mechanical Engineering
At Purdue’s School of Mechanical Engineering, researchers study everything from fuel pumps to heart pumps. Carbon fiber to carbon nanotubes. Rocket engines to solar power. Purdue’s 80 faculty and 600 graduate students are tackling the world’s grand challenges.
Purdue University is a research powerhouse, with more than $640 million in annual funding; 40,000 students and 3,000 faculty from all corners of the globe; and an unmatched array of laboratories and facilities. Partners from industry, government, and academia join forces every day to create groundbreaking research. Purdue’s world-class facilities include:
- Zucrow Labs, the largest academic propulsion lab in the world
- Herrick Labs, the largest academic HVAC lab in the world
- Birck Nanotechnology Center, the largest academic cleanroom in the world
- Maha Labs, the largest academic hydraulics lab in the country
- ... and many more!