NAU Engineering Building
NAU south campus view


We are always looking for self-motivated students who are interested in our research. We look for students interested in computer modeling, numerical methods and programming, fluid mechanics, solid mechanics, and cardiovascular biomechanics.

  • Mailing address:  15600 S. McConell Dr.  NAU EGR Bldg 69. Flagstaff, AZ, 86011
  • Email: amir.arzani@nau.edu
  • Phone: +1-928-523-0541

Prospective PhD students.

The Mechanical Engineering Department at NAU offers a PhD program in Mechanical Engineering and an interdisciplinary PhD program in Bioengineering (in collaboration with the Biology Department).  Support includes RA funding and the Presidential Fellowship.

Email us your CV with a short description of your research interests and how that matches our research.


Prospective MS students.

Students interested in Mechanical Engineering MS degree are encouraged to apply. Support includes competitive TA funding and occasional RA funding.

Email us your CV with a short description of your research interests, goals, and how that matches our research.


Undergraduate students.

Contact us If you are an undergraduate student at NAU, and you are interested in our research. Support for undergraduates includes hourly stipend as well as several funding opportunities through NAU.


Visiting students/scholars.

Contact us if you would like to visit our lab and learn about our research.


About NAU/Flagstaff:

Northern Arizona University is classified as an R2 School (higher research activity). We are located in the beautiful lovely city of Flagstaff. Flagstaff is ranked one of the best college towns to live in and is among the happiest cities in America. We are located near the amazing Grand Canyon and are surrounded by natural forest and mountains with plenty of outdoor activity opportunities nearby (skiing, mountain biking, …).