Person adjusting robotics circuitry.

At the intersection of mechanical systems, electrical systems, and computer hardware and software, Mechatronics is the design and implementation of modern automated systems for manufacturing and process control.  It lies at the heart of the 21st century paradigm known as “Industry 4.0.”

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A Mechtronics Machining System

Dr Alex Sergeyev and Chinmay Kondekar, ’21 (M.S. in ECE/Mechatronics) discuss and demonstrate Kondekar’s final system design project in a new video from the Applied Computing department. 

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The Mechatronics Playground

The Mechatronics Playground facilitates hands-on industry-specific training for BS students. The state-of-the-art lab is funded by Donald Engineering and additional companies.

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Welcome from Dr. Alex Sergeyev

Dr. Alex Sergeyev, Mechatronics program director, welcomes you and shares information about Mechatronics degree programs and labs.

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Students Specialize in Mechatronics

Mechanical and electrical systems know-how and computer hardware and software skills are employed by Mechatronics professionals.


Solving the challenges of the age of automation.

Michigan Tech Mechatronics has been a great learning experience for me. I was looking for a discipline that combines Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Computer Science principles, and the Mechatronics program has been the right answer for that. Faculty in the program always make themselves available to students, and they have been instrumental in my success not only through their teaching and guiding, but also mentoring.

Michigan Tech Mechatronics
Ahmat Oumar
Master of Science in Mechatronics, Class of 2021