The mission of the Mechanical Engineering Department is to provide a high-quality, visionary engineering education that reflects professional engineering standards and prepares students to become engineers and leaders capable of solving technical challenges that industry and society face now and in the future; to conduct quality research by developing and/or applying engineering knowledge and tools to address society's technical needs and challenges; and to provide quality professional and public services to our communities.
The undergraduate mechanical engineering program is designed to prepare students for successful careers in engineering by providing them with the following:
Our educational objectives are based on the needs of the program’s constituencies: employers, alumni, students and faculty. We expect our graduates to attain the following educational objectives within a few years of graduation:
The graduates of the undergraduate mechanical engineering program should demonstrate the following outcomes by the time of graduation: an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering: