Located in the center of one of the world’s technology and engineering hubs, the Mechanical Engineering Department is committed to student learning and professional formation. Our technically rigorous, design-focused education is situated in a collaborative environment that emphasizes individual attention and connections to industry.
The mission of the Mechanical Engineering Department is to provide a technically rigorous, design-focused education in a collaborative environment that emphasizes individual attention and connections to industry, while preparing students to help create a more just and humane world.
SU is one of only two mechanical engineering programs in the US to receive a "Revolutionizing Engineering Departments (RED)" Grant from the National Science Foundation
All undergraduate engineering students partner with local businesses to solve problems through SU's Project Center
Elias Baker, BSME ’16, along with his co-founders of their company Nanodropper, were among those named to Forbes “30 Under 30” 2021 list.
Tresha Lacaux, ’07, has always had a passion for creating things. Looking to combine her creative thinking with her passion for engineering, she pursued a career in aerospace.
Steve Brooks, ’98, ’19, president of UMC, is driving solutions to help at-risk communities stay healthy and in the workforce.
The Mechanical Engineering faculty and staff is looking forward to making the 2021-22 academic year your best yet!