The PhD in Mechanical Engineering program at Washington State University's Pullman campus provides students with an advanced education in the fundamentals of mechanical engineering, materials science, and engineering science. This four-year degree program is designed to provide a highly individualized curriculum that emphasizes an interdisciplinary approach to learning. Students will gain hands-on experience through laboratory and research courses, working with state-of-the-art technologies and techniques. The program culminates with a final oral examination and a written dissertation which allows students to demonstrate their expertise in the field of mechanical engineering. With excellent financial aid available and dedicated faculty members, this program provides students with the opportunity to develop their skills in order to make meaningful contributions towards the advancement of mechanical engineering as well as other related fields. Graduates from this program can pursue successful careers in industry or research settings, making a positive impact on society.