The Mechanical Engineering Department offers a tight-knit community. Our students have plenty of facetime with professors in classrooms and labs, and many pursue research projects one-on-one with faculty. Others choose to do an internship off-campus and get real-world industry experience.
There is a wide variety of coursework to choose from and many areas to specialize in, as well as co-curricular opportunities to match every interest. The Mechanical Engineering Department offers a supportive community of faculty, alumni and peers — it’s no wonder that our students are pursuing contests, fellowships and careers all over the world.
Meet a Mechanical Engineering Major: Veronica Caruso
Inspired by her coursework in AP Physics during high school, Veronica was drawn to engineering for the potential it has to create and improve everything around us.
The Mechanical Engineering Department gives you the tools to work in a variety of important fields, ranging from automotive, aerospace or biomedical engineering to construction, green building design or solar power. The department offers two degrees: