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Mechanical Engineering

Department of

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering at OHIO

Mechanical engineers are designers and problem solvers. They touch our lives every day through the creation of machines, the building of our manufacturing robots, energy systems, and fabrication of artificial organs. They use the powerful tools of math, science and technology to analyze and solve problems. Combined with the knowledge of society and inner creativity they come up with the best solutions to create for good in today's global society.

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  • Mechanical engineering students to investigate plastics upcycling via new course

    Mechanical engineering students will have a new hands-on opportunity next academic year to explore plastics upcycling, thanks to an Ohio University Undergraduate Experiential Learning Stewardship Grant awarded to Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Andrew Weems.
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  • Russ College students honored for leadership, accomplishments at Tau Beta Pi virtual award ceremony

    Ohio University’s student chapter of engineering honorary society Tau Beta Pi hosted the Russ College of Engineering and Technology’s first-ever virtual event via YouTube on Saturday evening to commend students on their academics, leadership and other achievements.
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  • Mechanical engineering assistant professor wows audience with dissolving plastics at Science Café

    We live in a world of plastics. From the cups and straws we drink from, to life-enhancing prosthetics, plastics have changed the way we live.
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