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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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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.