Research and development activities in the Faculty of mechanical engineering include:
- power and process engineering
- design
- engine mechanics and maintenance
- production engineering
- mechatronics
- micromechanical systems
- and automatization

There are 15 programme groups and research projects with employed researchers in the common range of 37,66 FTE.

Important research and scientific programmes are:
- Synergetics of technological systems and processes
- Mechanics in technology
- Intelligent polymeric materials and technologies
- Design
- Tribology
- Development assessment
- Modelling in technology and medicine
- Production systems
- Laser technology and material combination
- Innovative manufacture technology
- Fast production
- Management of production technologies
- Power engineering
- Heat and material transfer
- Transient two-phase currents