The George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering (ME) is the oldest and second largest school in the College of Engineering at Georgia Tech. ME has the largest undergraduate program on campus and is ranked #4 in the Best Engineering Graduate Schools by the US News and World Report (2011).
Other recent reports:
> SmartMoney.com puts Georgia Tech as #1 when ranking 50 colleges based on the salary of graduates compared to what they paid in tuition (or the "payback score").
> USA TODAY College places Mechanical Engineering in the 8 highest-earning majors
Research areas include:
acoustics and dynamics - automation and mechatronics - bioengineering - computer-aided engineering and design - fluid mechanics - heat transfer, combustion, and energy systems - manufacturing - mechanics of materials - microelectrical mechanical systems (MEMS) - tribology - nuclear and radiological engineering - medical physics