A Broad Discipline

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

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Academic Programs

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.

List of Programs

What's Happening

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Dec. 27, 2018

Student achievements including competition wins, a world record, and new innovations splashed local and national news headlines in 2018.

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Oct. 4, 2018

UNLV engineers developed a team of drones that detect radioactivity in areas where it’s unsafe or unfeasible for other trackers to go.

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Sep. 4, 2018

Solar power is the future of energy, and this undergraduate engineering student is working on the future of solar cells.

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Mechanical Engineering

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.