Ohio University

Ph.D Program and Curriculum

Student adjusting equipment.

The Russ College offers a Ph.D. program in mechanical and systems engineering, with specialization tracks in mechanical engineering and industrial and systems engineering. Our doctoral candidates on the mechanical engineering track are researching ways to improve society through environmental remediation, innovative energy systems, and application of machine technology to health care.

You'll have the opportunity to specialize your research in biomedical engineering, machine and automotive design, energy, manufacturing, materials and deformable solid body mechanics, robotics and rigid body mechanics, and thermo-fluid systems.

For more info, please download the more detailed admissions and curriculum requirements [PDF].

Ph.D. in Mechanical and Systems Engineering Program Overview [PDF]

Graduate course catalog page