For Undergraduate Applicants

In today's world, mechanical engineers hold leadership positions roles in many industries, including aerospace, biomechanical and biomedical engineering, construction, electronics, national defense, power generation, and transportation. Our mechanical engineering program provides a fundamental grounding in mathematics and basic sciences, applications in several engineering sciences and team-based experience in the process of design. In addition there is wide flexibility for students to pursue their own broader interests. Each graduate understands the social, ethical, environmental and economic factors and constraints on engineering activity in a global context.

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