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.

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What's Happening

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Oct. 23, 2020

While navigating the challenges of a global pandemic, UNLV’s Engineers Without Borders student chapter is building a better world through philanthropy.

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Sep. 16, 2020

Team climbs to new heights in standings at Baja SAE competition in a year where the rubber never met the road.

UNLV mechanical engineering student Alexandrea Washington poses for a portrait in the Engineering Building courtyard
Aug. 12, 2020

Alexandrea Washington to create soft robotic platform capable of traversing extraterrestrial terrains.

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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.

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