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Department of Mechanical Engineering

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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Students teach students in senior design project thanks to 1804 Fund

Senior mechanical engineering students pose in front of their current project.

With a boost from Ohio University’s 1804 Fund, a senior design project is showcasing just how students can create a reciprocal learning cycle, as upperclassmen in the mechanical engineering Designing to Make a Difference capstone course are creating hands-on classroom instruments for underclassmen in the program’s strength of materials course. (read more)