University of Wisconsin Madison College of Engineering

Welcome to
Mechanical Engineering.

Jaal B. Ghandhi

Chair, Mechanical Engineering
Professor, Mechanical Engineering
College of Engineering


Thank you for your interest in our department. Please feel free to visit us on the web, by phone (608/262-3543) or in person!


Mechanical Engineering

Bachelor of Science (BS)

Master of Science (MS)

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)


Master of Engineering in Polymer Engineering and Science

Master of Engineering (ME)


Enrollment, Fall 2015

851 undergraduate students

231 graduate students


Financial aid, 2015-2016

145 undergraduate scholarship recipients


Degrees conferred,

Bachelor's: 220

Master's: 49

PhDs: 17


Research innovation

July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2014
New disclosures: 22
US patent applications filed: 4
US patents issued: 10
Total active licenses: 14
New licenses executed: 1


Campus research facts

UW-Madison and College of Engineering research facts