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

Melissa Morris standing in front of Tau Beta Pi marker at TBE.
Oct. 28, 2019

After growing up and working on the East Coast, this West Virginia native is bringing her passion for engineering and teaching to UNLV

A UNLV student wearing goggles, and one wearing a hat and glasses, stare at materials in a vice.
Sep. 25, 2019

On-campus lab testing materials for NASA Artemis Program’s Orion spacecraft.

UNLV instructor at computer talking to two students
May. 23, 2019

UNLV teaming with DRI, UNR to offer K-12 teacher trainings this summer; training at UNLV scheduled for May 28-June 1.

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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.