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

Center for Space Research Remote Sensing Group (CSR-RSG)

The Center for Space Research conducts research in orbit determination, space geodesy, the Earth and its environment, exploration of the solar system, as well as expanding the scientific applications of space systems data.

Undergraduate Degree Plans and Requirements

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At a Glance

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