A Broad Discipline

Preparing students for the lifelong practice of mechanical engineering and related engineering disciplines.

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The Department of Mechanical Engineering prepares students for the lifelong practice of mechanical engineering and related engineering disciplines. The department teaches students to become problem solvers through the application of science in order to deal with the relations among forces, work or energy, and power in designing systems, which will ultimately contribute to the betterment of the human environment.

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Mar. 29, 2021

U.S. News & World Report’s annual list of top graduate and professional schools ranks 26 UNLV programs within nation’s top 100.

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Dec. 6, 2020

Alumna credits her involvement in a student organization with her current career in aeronautical engineering.

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Dec. 6, 2020

Alumna Valentina Alayon says exploring her options at UNLV prepared her for a career in mechanical engineering.

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Helpful Links

Mechanical engineers deal with the relations among forces, work or energy, and power in designing systems, which will render the achievements of science to the betterment of the human environment. Below are helpful links for students and the community.

The Department of Mechanical Engineering is one of the departments in the Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering.