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Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

The Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department at Northeastern University offers a wide variety of educational opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students. Undergraduate students receive a high quality classroom based instruction in conjunction with industrial work experience as part of our top ranked cooperative education program. International experiences can be gained through taking a semester abroad at a partner institution, working on co-op abroad, or participating in a Global Dialogues Program. Graduate students work with our world-renowned faculty to achieve research experience and their career goals, and have opportunities to participate in the graduate cooperative education program.

The department offers degrees at all levels (Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, and Doctor of Philosophy) in both Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Engineering disciplines, and interdisciplinary degree programs. Master of Science degrees are also offered in Engineering Management, Operations Research, Energy Systems, Data Analytics Engineering, and Robotics. 

  • Department Highlights
    Two Federally-Funded Research Centers:

    National Academy of Engineering Faculty Members:


  • The Mechanical and Industrial Engineering department invites applications and nominations for the position of Chair.

    The Chair will develop new initiatives in both research and education, further strengthen relationships with industry and alumni, and will help propel the department to its new level of excellence, both nationally and internationally. Candidates should be committed to fostering diverse and inclusive environments as well as to promoting experiential learning, which are central to Northeastern University education.