The Department of Mechanical Engineering focuses on teaching students how to apply knowledge and experience to establish professional careers in a global marketplace and pursue advanced studies along with continued professional development.
Mechanical engineers have played a central role in the technological development of Western civilization by creating and improving a wide variety of machines and systems used by industry and the general public. These professionals combine theory and practice to design and fabricate mechanical and thermal equipment such as tools, engines and machines.
Faculty help students investigate the advanced principles and applications of mechanical engineering for graduate school preparation, careers in academia or industry jobs. These programs enhance students’ professional skills through a deeper understanding of mechanical engineering principles and applications.