Mechanical Engineering

Assistantships and Research

Financial support through the University is typically administered through the department or one of the Centers of Excellence. Due to limited availability of funds, assistantships are granted on a competitive basis. Two types of assistantships are available:

Additional information on funding opportunities can be found through Graduate Studies as well as Finanical Aid.


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The Department of Mechanical Engineering

  • Teaching Assistant (TA)
  • Candidates must demonstrate individual ability to support the instructional goals of the department.
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The Center for Electric Power or the Manufacturing Center

  • Research Assistant (RA)
  • Candidates must establish a working relationship with faculty to support the research activities funded through the center.