Mechanical Engineering
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UTPA Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

What is Mechanical Engineering?

Mechanical Engineering is one of the oldest, broadest and most versatile of the engineering disciplines.

What do Mechanical Engineers do?

Mechanical Engineers are involved in the design,development,production,control,operation and service of mechanical devices.

Career Options?

Research, Development, Design, Analysis,Systems, Construction, Operations and Maintenance, Consulting, Management, Education, and the list goes on and on… 

Message From The Director

Message from The Director

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Welcome to the UTPA Mechanical Engineering Department website. Mechanical engineering is one of the core and broadest engineering disciplines offering students a wide range of career choices; its strong and broad technical foundation provides opportunities in both engineering practice and scientific research as well as non-engineering fields such as business, law or medicine.

- Dr. Robert Freeman

UTPA Mechanical Engineering News


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Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events


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