Areas of Specialization

Aerospace Engineering

Adaptive Control for Aerospace Applications
Aerospace Information Systems
Autonomous Air Vehicles
Combustion & Energy Sciences
Composite Structures
Computational and Data Sciences
Computational Fluid Dynamics
Computational Solid Mechanics
Control of Propulsion Systems
Electric Propulsion & Plasma Physics
Hypersonic Vehicles
Morphing Air Vehicles
Multidisciplinary Design & Optimization
Rotorcraft Aeromechanics
Smart Materials & Structures
Spacecraft Dynamics, Control, & Systems Engineering
Structural Health Monitoring
Turbulence & Fluid Mechanics
Wind Energy

Applied Physics

Biomedical, Chemical, & Environmental
Energy Conversion Materials
Energy & Environment
High-field Laser Science
Medical Physics
Natural Resources & Sustainability
Optical Science
Plasma Science
Quantum Electronics & Information
Solid State Opto-electronics
Synchrotron Radiation Studies
Thin Films & Nanostructures

Biomedical Engineering

Biomechanics & Mechanobiology
Computation & Modeling
Engineering Education
Micro-Nanotechnology & Molecular Engineering
Neural Engineering
Imaging & Biophotonics
Regenerative Medicine

Chemical Engineering

Atomistic Simulations
Computational Bio   
Drug Delivery
Energy Materials (batteries, solar cells, etc.)
ImmunuBio Engineering
Microfabrication/3D Printing
Tissue Engineering
Water Treatment

Civil & Environmental Engineering

– Construction Engineering & Management
– Geotechnical
– Hydraulic & Hydrologic Engineering
– Intelligent Systems
– Materials & Highway Engineering
– Structural Engineering
– Transportation Systems Engineering
– Ecohydrology & Hydraulic Engineering
– Energy & Clean Technology
– Environmental Chemistry & Soil Physics 
– Environmental Microbiology & Biotechnology

Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering

Applied Climate
Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering
Space Engineering

Computer Science & Engineering

Artificial Intelligence
Chip Design, Architecture, and Emerging Devices
Databases and Data Mining
Embedded and Mobile Systems
Formal Methods and Automated Reasoning
Human-Computer Interaction
Languages, Compilers, and Runtime Systems
Networking, Operating Systems, and Distributed Systems
Secure, Trustworthy, and Reliable Systems
Theory of Computation
Warehouse-Scale and Parallel Systems

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Applied Electromagnetics & RF Circuits
Computer Vision
Control Systems
Embedded Systems
Engineering Education Research (PhD only)
Integrated Circuits & VLSI
MEMS & Microsystems
Network, Communication & Information Systems
Optics & Photonics
Power & Energy
Signal & Image Processing & Machine Learning
Solid State & Nanotechnology

Engineering Education Research 

Sustainable Design & Manufacturing
Sustainable Energy Systems
Sustainable Water Systems

Engineering Sustainable Systems

Sustainable Design & Manufacturing
Sustainable Energy Systems
Sustainable Water Systems

Industrial & Operations Engineering

Engineering Management & Financial Engineering
Ergonomics, Human Factors & Occupational Safety
Health Systems Engineering
Operations Research
Quality Engineering & Applied Statistics

Integrative Systems + Design

Automotive Engineering
Design Science
Energy Systems Engineering
Global Automotive & Manufacturing Engineering
Systems Engineering + Design

Macromolecular Science & Engineering

Biomedical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Individualized Option
Materials Science & Engineering
Organic Electronics & Photonics

Materials Science & Engineering

Computational Materials Science
Electronic Materials
Inorganic Materials
Organic, Polymeric, & Bio Materials
Structural Materials

Mechanical Engineering

Biomechanics & Biosystems
Dynamics & Vibrations
Mechanics & Materials
Mechatronics & Robotics
Micro/Nano Engineering
Mobility, Automotive & Transportation
Multi-scale Computation 
Thermal Sciences

Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering

Design, Production, and Management
Dynamics and Control
Marine & Offshore Structures
Marine Renewable Energy
Marine Robotics & Autonomy
Structural and Hydro-Acoustics
Yacht Design

Nuclear Engineering & Radiological Sciences

Fission Systems & Radiation Transport
Medical Physics (post-graduate certificate program only)
Nuclear Materials
Plasmas & Nuclear Fusion
Radiation Measurements
Scientific Computing (in conjunction with NERS specialization)


Artificial Intelligence
Autonomous & Connected Vehicles 
Core Disciplines: Sensing, Reasoning, Acting
Deep Learning for Robotics
Human-robot Interaction
Legged Robotics & Exoskeletons
Manufacturing Robotics
Motion Planning 
Rehabilitation Robotics
Robot Perception & Manipulation
Robot Teams & Swarms
Safe Autonomy 
Simultaneous Localization & Mapping (SLAM)