Graduate School

Mechatronics— MS

Coming fall 2020 for current Michigan Tech students, this program will also be available as an accelerated master's degree.

Mechatronics: at the intersections of mechanics, electronics, and computing, create simpler, more economical, and reliable systems. This multidisciplinary degree will fill the need for applied researchers and for entrepreneurs to revitalize the US and global economies in advanced manufacturing and automation.

What you'll work on

Advised by industrial advisory board members and other industry contacts to meet industry needs and to develop career pathways, this industry-driven curriculum addresses the need for skilled advanced manufacturing technologies. You'll learn core technical skills, advanced technical design skills, and core technical implementation/instrumentation skills used in design and manufacturing of control systems and devices in consumer products, aerospace and military, automotive, and other advanced manufacturing industries.

Who you'll work with

Work with faculty and staff on various applied research projects with the goal of enhancing your knowledge in practical applications.

Faculty Spotlight

Alex Sergeyev

Alex Sergeyev
Professor of Mechatronics, Electrical, and Robotics,
Engineering Technology (MERET), Director FANUC Certified Industrial Robotic Training Center

"A mechatronics degree is the key to your successful professional future."

Mechatronics is the science of receiving, processing, and transmitting sensory data, resulting in advanced control of external devices. The physical systems currently used in industry are robotically driven and with advanced controls. Mechatronics is an essential foundation for the expected growth in automation and manufacturing in the U.S. and worldwide. Professor Sergeyev's research is in developing advanced industrial robotics platforms and controls.

Where you'll work

Students and graduates of the program will work in cybersecurity, telecommunications, computer science, automotive engineering, robotics, artificial intelligence, or consumer products and packaging.

Our 30-credit degree program is flexible and multidisciplinary. Choose from one of three options:

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Mechatronics studies combine the concepts of engineering, robotics, automation and controls.