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

Rebel Racing driver Cody Mao puts UNLV SAE's car through the paces in Gorman, California.
Jul. 27, 2017

UNLV's Society of Automotive Engineers chapter sets high-water marks in off-road vehicle design and race competition.

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May. 11, 2017

UNLV has a commencement tradition for the president to select and highlight exceptional students who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.

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Apr. 18, 2017

From professional reasons to personal connections, faculty across campus share why they’re fond of certain works they penned.

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Upcoming Events

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.