The Engineering Mechanics (EM) graduate program at the University of Texas at Austin prepares Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy students for continued work in academia and industry. Graduates are equipped to solve technical problems in a wide range of fields including aerospace, automotive, petroleum, manufacturing, and computer engineering to name a few. Our faculty possess a broad range of expertise in experimental, theoretical, and computational mechanics.
As a graduate student in the Engineering Mechanics program, you become part of a longstanding tradition of excellence and success. Whether your focus is local or global, your graduate education generates opportunities for truly making a difference across every spectrum of society.
The Engineering Mechanics department was established in 1946, with the first Master of Science degree awarded in 1947. Since then, more than 200 masters and 207 doctorate degrees in engineering mechanics have been awarded.