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Student Spotlight

               Leana Grotz

Leana Grotz is a recent graduate of the BE program and is part of the 5-year BE/MS program. She currently works as a student employee for the Machine Shop and has spent the summer preparing both the machine shop and the brand new Makerspace, as well as took initiative to paint their doors, brightening up the hallways of the Engineering basement.


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.