Prospective Students

Portland State University serves the Portland metropolitan area, which is a vibrant and growing community with a culturally diverse population. Portland State University's motto, "Let knowledge serve the city," highlights the campus as a leader in location and international university-community partnerships.  

The Mechanical & Materials Engineering Department is a multi-faceted program offering a strong educational experience steeped in a variety of research areas.  The Department offers a bachelor's degree, two master's degrees, and a doctorate degree.  The Department incorporates 14.5 tenured and tenure-track faculty, 4 full time research faculty, 4 full time staff, and various talented adjunct and affiliated research faculty.