Welcome to the Department of Mechanical Engineering graduate programs at Rice University. Ours is a collaborative atmosphere and an environment that values independence, innovation and scholarship. Our students are members of a highly selective academic community that demands and rewards excellence.
We offer Ph.D. and Master of Science degrees as well as a professional master’s degree for engineering practitioners.
Located on a 300-acre wooded campus in one of the country’s largest and most vibrant cities, Rice University is known for its demanding curriculum and leading edge research. Our faculty is among the best in the world and is deeply engaged with students in the classroom and their labs.