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Student Spotlight


Alex Herrera is a Mechanical Engineering student in her senior year at Stony Brook University. She is the President of AIAA, a part of two research labs, and currently interning with NASA.


Researcher Spotlight

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Shanshan Yao joined the Mechanical Engineering Faculty at Stony Brook University in the Spring of 2020. Her research is primarily in the areas of functional materials, smart structures, advanced manufacturing, and soft electronics.


Student Clubs and Activities

Freshman Design Innovation

Freshman design and build autonmous machines and robots.


The SBU Motorsports Team, founded in 1987, competes at the annual Baja SAE competition. Students build, design, and race off-road vehicles.


The ASME Stony Brook Student Chapter strives to help students develop professionally and to familiarize them with the engineering industry by providing opportunities.


The AIAA Stony Brook Student Chapter is dedicated to all things aerospace. Student engineers design, build, and test a rocket for the NASA student launch competition.

Solar Racing

Student engineers work together to design, build, and test a carbon fiber solar-powered boat for competition.