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Introduction to the Watson School of Engineering and Applied Science

Ron Miles and the anechoic chamber.

Mechanical Engineering seniors build a baja vehicle.


PhD students Wenhui Zhu and Qiyue Yin have been named recipients of the 2015 Presidential Scholar awards from the Microscopy Society of America.

Guangwen Zhou published in Proceedings
of the National Academy of Sciences

Vadim Bromberg, Xiaoming Chen receive Graduate Excellence Award in Research.

Additional Department News


Introduction to Welding Engineering

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

31st Annual Flight and Ground Vehicle Simulation Courses

January 19-23, 2015

flight sim


Ron Miles

Chamber of Silence

Ron Miles' laboratory touts soundproof and sound-absorbent chamber for acoustics research. More

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From designing to fabricating — Mechanical Engineers do it all

Just what comes to mind when you think of mechanical engineers? Are they people who design appliances — or people who design airplanes? Or both?

Mechanical engineers really do it all, designing and making nearly everything you can imagine. They design and analyze manufacturing plants, industrial equipment and machinery, heating and cooling systems, motor vehicles, aircraft, watercraft, robotics, medical devices and more. And at the Watson School, we'll teach you about the how and why, as well as help you learn to design and fabricate the products that will affect your life and the lives of everyone around you.

So, whether or not you tinkered with the toaster in your younger days — and whether or not you could put it back together without having parts left over — we'll teach you the fundamentals of mechanical engineering, including computer-aided design, give you hands-on experience and prepare you for whatever path you wish to take in the mechanical engineering field.

Our Mechanical Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET.

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Last Updated: 10/13/15