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Student Spotlight


Ph.D. candidate, Shrinath Deshpande, brings together Machine Design and Machine Learning while conducting research with Professor Anurag Purwar. Read more about his research and his experience as an intern in the Fall 2019 Spotlight.


Researcher Spotlight


Lifeng Wang, Ph.D. studies materials modeling and computational mechanics.  He has been selected for the Mechanical Engineering's Researcher Spotlight of Fall 2019.


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.