Mechanical Engineering

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Mechanical engineering is the application of the principles of physics in the analysis, design, manufacturing and maintenance of mechanical systems. It is one of the broadest engineering disciplines and has one of the longest histories.

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www.me.utexas.edu

Department Chair: Richard Neptune

Main office: ETC, Room 5.208

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Affiliated Research Centers

Microelectronics Research Center (MRC)

The Microelectronics Research Center offers the opportunity to perform research in novel materials of interest to the IC industry, optoelectronics and nanophotonics, novel electronic devices and nanostructures, interconnects and packaging for academic as well as industrial users.

Undergraduate Degree Plans and Requirements

Fitting all of the required courses into four years can be challenging. Use a degree plan that's specific to your major to help map your courses and be successful.

Download degree plans online.

At a Glance

  • 10 U.S. News & World Report ranking of ME's undergraduate program.
  • 10 U.S. News & World Report ranking of ME's graduate program.
  • $66k The average starting salary for a mechanical engineer is $66,615.