Mechanical and Materials Engineering

Mechanical engineers are needed wherever there are machines or devices, including the human body! Their work encompasses every stage of design, manufacturing, testing, operation, and research. In this program, you will combine the study of basic engineering with practical courses in mechanical design, materials, and manufacturing methods.

Many students are attracted to the mechanical engineering program because it is the most broadly based of the engineering disciplines. The mechanical engineer’s knowledge and skills are needed in a remarkable range of industries.

Streams

  • Aerospace
  • Biomechanics
  • Energy and Fluid Systems
  • Manufacturing
  • Materials
  • Mechatronics

Careers

  • Aerospace and automotive design
  • Biomechanics and biotechnology
  • Business administration and management
  • Materials engineering
  • Renewable energy and sustainability
  • Robotics
  • Manufacturing
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Learn more about the undergraduate program in Mechanical Engineering by exploring the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering website.