Mechanical and Aerospace engineers at Princeton have played leading roles in combustion, fluid flow modeling and measurement, laser technologies and materials, propulsion, environmental science, and aerospace dynamics over the past half century. With ties to many other areas of science and engineering, MAE faculty also have a major impact in control and dynamical systems; materials science; satellite technology and propulsion; stability and control of vehicles; robotics; aircraft performance; pollution and alternative fuels; energy conversion and storage; nuclear security; biomechanics; and instrumentation.

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  • Three men pose in front of a cement wall.

    Engineers use AI to wrangle fusion power for the grid

  • A drilling rig in Nevada.

    Flexible geothermal power approach combines clean energy with a built-in ‘battery’

  • Daniel Cohen (right) and research team

    Raising bioelectric sheepdogs to herd flocks of cells

  • Two researchers looking at petri dish under miscroscope illuminated by blue light.

    Channeling the cell’s cytoskeleton into a nimble nanomachine

  • Microscope image of tin crystals, showing protruding, jagged, smooth, and stunted 3-dimensional features.

    Researchers harness large language models to accelerate materials discovery

  • Multi-colored filaments sprayed across an orange background

    Cellular scaffolding rewired to make microscopic railways


  • February 26

    12:15 pm

    Modeling Deformation and Load in Periodic Discrete Structures

  • February 28

    12:15 pm

    Process, Microstructure and Mechanical Properties in Metal Additive Manufacturing

  • March 04

    12:15 pm

    Learning Cloud Processes Across Scales Using Machine Learning