Areas of Graduate Studies

The Faculty of Mechanical Engineering offers programs leading to the degrees of Master of Science (M.Sc.), Master of Engineering (M.E.), and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.).

A wide range of courses and research projects is available in the following areas: Biomechanics, CAD, Control, Design and Production, Dynamical Systems, Energy, Flow-Structure Interaction, Fluid mechanics and Transient Phenomena, Mechanics of Materials, Mechatronics, Micro-Systems, Nano-Mechanics, Optical Engineering, Reliability, Robotics, Surface Engineering.


Bio Mechanics and dynamics of skeletal tissues, biological tissues, muscle mechanics, heat transfer in tissues, mechanics of cells, thermal comfort, mass transfer, human health, bio – robots, robotic applications in medicine, brain-machine interface, traffic control, bio tribology, joints of the body, imaging and processing of geometric medical models.


Computational geometry, geometrical modeling, reconstruction methods of engineering structures, manufacturing technology, prototyping, image analysis, product lifecycle, knowledge and system management, Tele Medicine/Engineering, Heuristic-based algorithms of the product lifecycle.


Linear control, nonlinear control, process control sampling, robust control, missile guidance, control of flexible structures.

Design and Production

Analysis of production processes, mechanical engineering design, development of new products, design of Opto-electronic-mechanical systems, plastic processing, finite element methods.

Dynamical Systems

Stress waves, analytical dynamics. dynamics of rotating bodies, dynamic measurement and identification, energy transfer in dynamical systems, non-linear chaotic dynamic, nonlinear vibration, vibrations in structures, chaos.


Solar energy, desalination, technology, oil shale coal technology, refrigeration and air conditioning, cryogenic cooling, internal combustion engines, heat pumps, fire engineering, thermal properties of materials, nuclear reactors, thermodynamics, cooling of electronic components.

Flow-Structure Interaction

Robotic swimmers, marine structures, ocean engineering, fluids with vibrating structures in, biological systems.

Fluid mechanics and Transient Phenomena

Environment engineering, multi-phase flows, turbo – machines, aerosols, filtration technology, computational fluid mechanics, finite element methods, heat and mass transfer, hydrodynamic stability, control in fluid systems.

Mechanics of Materials

Mechanics of composite materials, fracture mechanics, failure mechanisms, dynamic loading, fatigue, plasticity, continuum mechanics, microstructure of materials, finite element methods, processing of metals and plastics, dynamic buckling, tribology, non-destructive testing, ships engineering, ocean engineering.


Integration of software, mechanical, and electronic systems, intelligent sensors, signal processing, automatic fault and damage diagnosis.


MEMS, Micro mechanics, micro heat transfers, micro sensors, micro robots, micro mechanisms. micro-mechanics of materials, electromechanics, magnetomechanics, micro actuators, micro-level mechanical properties, thermoelasticity in micro systems.


Nano-scale phenomena, nano-materials, nano-tribology, nano-biomechanics, Nano-fluids, Nano – optics.

Optical Engineering

Scientific optics, nano-optics, optical systems, not conventional optics, lasers


Reliability evaluation, integrated reliability design. risk assessment, decision-making, uncertainty, info-gap theory, reliability in engineering applications, reliability in economics, medicine, national security, project management and more.


Humanoid systems, medical robots, robots navigation, multi-fingered robotic hands, unique robotic structures.

Surface Engineering

Hydrodynamic and hydrostatic lubrication, adhesion and friction, interacting surfaces, wear mechanisms, micro/nano tribology, bio-tribology.