College of EngineeringDepartment of Mechanical EngineeringResearch


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The following is an overview of research being conducted in the department of Mechanical Engineering. Detailed information about individual faculty research and recent publications can be found in the Faculty Directory   and on the personal webpages of the individual faculty members.

The research and facilities in Mechanical Engineering are centered on the four technical areas covered by the department, namely Thermal Sciences , Design and Manufacturing , System Dynamics and Controls , and Mechanics . In addition a fifth category of research in engineering education encompasses these areas. 

Recent Research News

The agreement is considered to be a "win-win" for both Auburn and Air University, located in Montgomery.
Auburn Engineering, Air University form partnership
The partnership is designed to develop an environment promotes unique opportunities for students and faculty to participate in Air Force-related research, while enhancing STEM-related education and research
6/15/22 9:00 AM
A representation of Leidos' vision-based navigation system Assured Data Engine for Positioning and Timing (ADEPT), which is powered by an algorithm developed by Jonathan "JR" Ryan.
Auburn grad receives prestigious ION Early Achievement Award
Auburn alumnus Jonathan “JR” Ryan recently received the Per Enge Early Achievement Award from the Institute of Navigation.
6/9/22 10:00 AM
Allan David
David named acting associate dean for research
Allan David has been named as the Auburn University Samuel Ginn College of Engineering’s acting associate dean for research.
6/1/22 11:45 AM
Elham Mirkoohi
#GINNing Podcast: The Marvelous Miss Mirkoohi
The latest episode of the award-winning #GINNing Podcast features the latest addition to the National Center for Additive Manufacturing Excellence (NCAME), Elham Mirkoohi. Learn about AI and machine learning's new role in process-structure-property relationships and convergence manufacturing below, or on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, iHeartRadio or wherever you listen to your favorite podcasts by searching #GINNing.
4/30/22 12:00 PM
Shuai Shao, LaKami Baker and Nima Shamsaei
NCAME partners in $4M NSF AM rapid qualification project
The National Science Foundation's (NSF) continued confidence in Auburn's National Center for Additive Manufacturing Excellence now includes a $4 million award for research on rapid qualification for additively manufactured (AM) safety-critical components used in the aviation, space and medical industries.
4/20/22 2:30 PM