Tap into Our Research Expertise

Faculty member John Parmigiani and researcher in lab with truck handle device.

The School of Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering offers multiple options for accessing faculty research expertise, obtaining assistance with industry projects, and forming other kinds of School–Industry partnerships

Options for School-Industry Partnerships

  • Take advantage of the wide range of Industry Research Collaboration opportunities for MIME industry partners. These options are designed to accommodate multiple levels of company engagement and investment.
  • Sponsor an MIME Capstone Design project. Industry-Sponsored MIME Capstone Design Projects [download a summary PDF] provide outstanding real-world learning opportunities for MIME seniors – and they are also winning arrangements for the sponsoring organizations.
  • Work with us to establish long-term industry–university research partnerships in specialty areas of interest to your organization. For more information about our faculty's research specialties, see our Faculty Research Directory.
  • Engage MIME faculty as research fellows at your company. Many of our faculty are on 9-month appointments and are interested in gaining industry experience and exposure through summer research opportunities.
  • Join the ranks of companies that have endowed faculty positions at OSU such as the Boeing Professorship in Mechanical Engineering.