Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics Ph.D.

This versatile degree allows you to develop an individualized program of study in mechanical systems/design, fluid mechanics, solid mechanics, or thermal science. In addition, there are opportunities for interdisciplinary programs such as biomechanics, geomechanics, manufacturing, material science, ocean engineering, and micro/nano sciences.


  • Mechanical Systems/Design
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Solid Mechanics
  • Thermal Sciences

Classes Offered

  • Kingston Campus
  • Days and Evenings

Time to Completion

  • Full-time: 5 years
  • Part-time: 7 years

Application Deadline

  • Fall admission: February 1 (international); June 1 (US)
  • Spring admission: July 1 (international); November 1 (US)
    Note: Admission is rolling, so applications are accepted and reviewed year-round. Deadlines above are for priority consideration for teaching and research assistant appointments.