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Student Spotlight

               Aktar Al Hossain

Inspired by nanoscale dimensional surface structures, Aktar Al Hossain, a doctoral student, seeks to combine his knowledge in fluids and transport processes with the nanofabrication methods needed to develop novel thermos-fluid and micro/nanofluidic systems. 


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.

Solar Racing

Student engineers work together to design, build, and test a carbon fiber solar-powered boat. The team won first place in 2014.


The SBU motorsports team, founded in 1987, competes every year at the Baja SAE competition. Students build and design their own off road vehicles. The team has won several awards throughout the years.

ASME Student Chapter

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