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University of South Florida

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Tampa, FL

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Overview

University of South Florida / Department of Mechanical Engineering is located in Tampa, FL.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Mechanical engineering Mechanical engineering
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (MSME) Mechanical engineering

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 50
Doctoral Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
2 tools of research as specified by dissertation committee

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

219
Applied
119
Accepted
54
Enrolled
54%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th February 15th No
Spring deadline October 15th September 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in last two years of undergraduate coursework from ABET-accredited engineering program; statement of research interests (for MSME)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements MS in mechanical engineering or closely-related field (preferred); one-page statement of purpose and research interests

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

169
Total Graduate Students
18%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
81%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.37%
Black or African American 1.78%
White or Caucasian 18%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.78%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.18%
Unknown 1.78%

Gender

Male (94%)
Female (5%)

Faculty

16
Total faculty
Full-time - 16
Part-time - 0
Male (14)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Acoustic transducers, cellular mechanotransduction and biomaterials, computational fluid dynamics and heat transfer, computational methods research and education, environmentally benign design and manufacturing, micro-/nano-integration, nano-chemical testing, rehabilitation engineering and electromechanical design, rehabilitation robotics, vibrations/dynamic systems
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,844,625

Location & Contact

Address 4202 East Fowler Avenue
Tampa, FL  33620-9951
United States
Contact Dr. Rajiv Dubey
Professor and Department Chair
Email: dubey@usf.edu
Phone: 813-974-5619
Fax: 813-974-3539