Mechanical Engineering

All of our graduate programs in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering are offered through the Ottawa-Carleton Institute for Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering which combines the research strengths and resources of Carleton University and the University of Ottawa. At the master’s level, we offer the following degrees: Master of Engineering (Aerospace), Master of Engineering (Materials), Master of Engineering (Mechanical), Master of Applied Science (Aerospace), Master of Applied Science (Materials) and a Master of Applied Science (Mechanical).

Capital Advantage

Research collaborations and funding arrangements exist with several Institutes of the National Research Council of Canada, Environment Canada, Natural Resources Canada, National Defence, the Ottawa Hospital and the Canadian Space Agency. Major industry partners include Pratt & Whitney Canada Inc., United Technologies, Siemens Corp., Deloro-Stellite, Indal Technologies, Liburdi Engineering, Magellan Aerospace, Augusta SpA., Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd., Rolls-Royce Canada and the Petroleum Technology Alliance of Canada, among many others. These strong relationships offer our students diverse research and career opportunities.

Carleton Grad Stories: Owen

Owen talks about his research on slam impact seat testing as part of his Master of Applied Science program in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Carleton.

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Faculty Research Highlights

A full list of faculty research projects is available at:

Fields of Specialization

  • Aeronautical and Space Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Controls and Robotics
  • Materials and Manufacturing
  • Solid Mechanics and Design
  • Thermal and Fluid Engineering