Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

MIE students show off projects

Welcome to Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at UMass Amherst. We are a department on the move!  

Home to top-ranked programs taught by award winning faculty, an innovative makerspace, and cutting-edge collaborative research that address some of societies most pressing challenges in the areas of including energy, health care, robotics, transportation, manufacturing, and more.  Read more about our faculty-led labs and areas of research strength.

A diversity-focused culture is an important element of our academic excellence, resulting in engineering graduates who are prepared to effectively address the needs of a global society. Learn more about our commitment to fostering a welcoming and encouraging environment that enables all to succeed by viewing the college's the mission, vision, and inclusivity statement and our department's DEI committee and resources.

Our ABET accredited undergraduate programs in mechanical engineering and industrial engineering are ranked among the best public programs in the country.