UConn Master of Engineering, Advanced Manufacturing for Energy Systems

Advanced Manufacturing for Energy Systems Plan of Study

The PE program offers a Master of Engineering (MENG) degree program in the following areas of concentration: AMES. Master of Engineering students must complete:

MENG Core Courses (12 credits)

  • ENGR 5311 – Professional Communication and Information Management
  • ENGR 5312 – Engineering Project Planning and Management
  • ENGR 5314 – Advanced Engineering Mathematics
  • ENGR 5315 – MENG Capstone Project – Students are encouraged to work on a company-sponsored project


AMES Concentration Course (3 credits)

  • AMES 5111 – Computer Aided Engineering


Technical Electives (15 credits total)

A minimum of five elective courses from the following list are required. Other courses may also be substituted if mutually agreed by the student, advisor and the program director. 

Advanced Manufacturing for Energy Systems (AMES)

  • AMES 5410 – Introduction to Energy Management in Manufacturing
  • AMES 5420 – Introduction to Smart and Green Manufacturing
  • AMES 5461 – Production Systems Engineering for Energy Efficient Manufacturing
  • AMES 5451 – Optimization-based Production Management
  • AMES 5441 – Reliability Engineering

Civil and Environmental Engineering (CE)

  • CE 5164 – Finite Element Methods in Applied Mechanics I
  • CE 5166 – Finite Element Methods in Applied Mechanics II

Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE)

  • ECE 5101 – Introduction to System Theory
  • ECE 5510 – Power System Analysis
  • ECE 5512 – Power Distribution
  • ECE 5520 – Advanced Power Electronics
  • ECE 5530 – Modeling & Control of Electric Drives
  • ECE 6102 – Opt & Mod Predictive Control
  • ECE 6104 – Info Control and Games
  • ECE 6108 – Linear Programming and Network Flows
  • ECE 6161 – Modern Manufacturing System Engineering
  • ECE 6437 – Computational Methods for Optimization
  • ECE 6439 – Estimation theory & Computational Algorithms

Materials Science and Engineering (MSE)

  • MSE 5001 – Principles of Materials Engineering
  • MSE 5322 – Material Characterization
  • MSE 5336 – Mat. Selection in Mech. Design
  • MSE 5320 – Behavior of Composites
  • MSE 5320 – Composites Characterization

Mechanical Engineering (ME)

  • ME 5110 – Advanced Thermodynamics
  • ME 5120 – Advanced Thermo-Fluids I
  • ME 5130 – Advanced Heat & Mass Transfer
  • ME 5140 – Heat & Mass Transfer in Multiphase Systems
  • ME 5160 – Theory & Design of Automatic Control Systems
  • ME 5180 – Dynamics
  • ME 5190 – Advance Solid Mechanics
  • ME 5311 – Computational Methods of Viscous Fluid Dynamics
  • ME 5320 – Flow of Compressible Fluids
  • ME 5341 – Radiation Heat Transfer
  • ME 5430 – Mechanics of Composite Materials
  • ME 5443 – Composites Manufacturing
  • ME 5511 – Principles of Optimum Design
  • ME 5522 – Adv. Analysis of Comp Mat & Structures
  • ME 5895 – Fuel Cells
  • ME 5895 – Fundamentals of Mechanics of Composites
  • ME 6130 – Adv. Thermo-Fluids II
  • ME 6170 – Combustion and Air Pollution Engineering

Application Deadlines
Summer Semester:
April 21st
Fall Semester: July 21st
Spring Semester: December 9th