Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical engineering is one of the broadest of the engineering disciplines. Mechanical engineers are involved in research and development, design, manufacturing, and technical sales of a wide variety of products. Specific areas of involvement include computer-aided design and manufacturing, robotics, power plants, engines, materials, automotive vehicles and systems of transportation, industrial equipment, control and measurement devices, instrumentation, biomedical devices, apparatus for the control of air, water, noise, refuse and other types of pollution; underwater technology, space flight equipment, and safety devices and sensors.

The Program Educational Objectives for Graduates of this program are:
  1. Graduates will hold a position in mechanical engineering or other professional careers or will be engaged in advanced study
  2. Graduates will serve their profession and their community by participation in professional and community groups
  3. Graduates will use the unique problem-solving skills from their engineering training to make a significant, informed impact on current and future societal challenges
Based on the objectives above, our program presents students with the knowledge and skills of the profession that will be useful as they begin their careers and/or prepare for advanced studies. We offer a comprehensive program that is well balanced among the technical areas of the thermal-fluid sciences, mechanics, materials, systems and design.

Last updated: December 05, 2016 10:25 am EST