Department of Mechanical Engineering–Engineering Mechanics

Mechanical Engineering: A Tradition of Excellence

Our graduate program is ranked 53rd nationally among the 177 (top 30%) doctoral granting Mechanical Engineering Departments in the U.S. by the 2016 U.S. News & World Report: America's Best Graduate Schools.

Our department ranks eighth nationally in Master of Science Mechanical Engineering degrees awarded, 11th in MSME enrollment, 30th in PhD degrees awarded, and 26th in PhD enrollment.

The National Science Foundation (NSF) ranks Michigan Tech mechanical engineering programs 19th in US research expenditures among all national mechanical engineering programs, with funding totaling $13.094 million.

Our undergraduate program ranks eighth nationally in enrollment and remains—as it has for the past 32 years—in the top 23 in Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering degrees awarded. Source: latest American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) data

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Trisha Sain

Trisha Sain

PhD, Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, India (2008)

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906-487-2977
tsain@mtu.edu

Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics

Post-doctoral experience–University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2011-2013. Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering (Joint Appointment)Post-doctoral experience–Technical University of Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain,

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Sajjad Bigham

Sajjad Bigham

PhD, Mechanical Engineering, University of Florida

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906-487-2747
sbigham@mtu.edu

Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics

Dr. Sajjad Bigham is an assistant professor in the Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics Department at Michigan Technological University since 2016. He received his Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Florida in 2016. He is the director of the Multiphysics Energy Research Laboratory (MERL) at Michigan Tech. Dr. Bigham

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Chang Kyoung Choi

Chang Kyoung Choi

PhD, Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering, University of Tennessee

Contact

906-487-1463
cchoi@mtu.edu

Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering–Engineering Mechanics

Dr. Chang Kyoung (CK) Choi is an associate professor of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics at Michigan Technological University. Prior to this appointment in 2009, he was a post-doctoral researcher at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) from Jan. 2008 to Dec. 2008. He received his B.S. and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from

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