The Department of Mechanical Engineering’s physical offices will be closed indefinitely as part of COVID-19 response.
Faculty and Staff are still working and available to assist you via email, phone, or Zoom.
Berkeley Mechanical Engineering is one of the top ranked public mechanical engineering programs in the nation and is consistently ranked as one of the top mechanical engineering departments in the world. Our teaching and research laboratories are among the most active, innovative and productive worldwide. Our faculty and students come from highly diverse backgrounds and represent the best and brightest from all over the world.
The Department of Mechanical Engineering would like to introduce you to one of our newest faculty members: Assistant Professor Alexis Kaminski.
Professor Kaminski joined the department in the Spring of 2021. Click to learn more about Professor Kaminski and her research into geophysical and environmental fluid dynamics, focusing on waves, instabilities and turbulence in stratified flows – in many cases inspired by ocean observations.
“Mechanical Engineering is a career which follows a never-setting sun.” – The Journal of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1963)
Currently, the Student Access Machine Shop is not open for student access. The technical staff have been approved to return to campus and are currently accepting work orders. Undergraduate and graduate students that need components fabricated for class projects or research may submit work requests to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please see the shop's COVID-19 Updates page for more information.
The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley is generating an applicant pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach regular and Summer Session courses, should an opening arise. This pool will remain open until April 8, 2021. The appointment will begin at the beginning of Fall, Spring or Summer semester. The department is also seeking applicants for Teacher Special Programs (TSP), should an opening arise.
Click for more information on the positions and how to apply.