Jaal B. Ghandhi
Chair, Mechanical Engineering
Professor, Mechanical Engineering
College of Engineering
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10 associate professors
8 assistant professors
Indicators of quality
The UW-Madison mechanical engineering graduate program is ranked #13 best in the U.S. (U.S. News and World Report, 2014).
The UW-Madison is ranked #17 best (tie) undergraduate mechanical engineering program in the U.S. (U.S. News and World Report, 2013).
In the latest published review of doctoral programs by the National Research Council, the department ranked highly in average number of citations per publication, average number of research awards per faculty member, and number of PhDs granted.
Our distinguished faculty have been recognized for their research contributions with awards from national and international organizations.
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
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