Mechanical Engineering

The Department of Mechanical Engineering is focused on innovation and problem solving in a broad spectrum of topics that impact all sectors of our society. These topics include energy management, the environment, biomedical, robotics, and equipment for aerospace, automotive, farming and earth moving applications. The curriculum integrates design experience into all levels of the program and emphasizes hands-on laboratory experiences. The program culminates in a year-long, industry based capstone senior design project.

Departmental News

  • Top Intern
    Gawthorp named Intern of the Year
  • Familia Unida
    Hispanic engineering students build bridges to campus, Peoria
  • Speed Racer
    Hyper-mile car turns heads at Detroit competition


Memorial Day--no classes; offices closed

May Interim I ends

Summer Session I begins