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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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NASA internship launches Russ College alumna’s career creating for good


For some of us, being able to witness the launch of a NASA rocket – much less build your own – is the stuff dreams are made of. But when now-Russ College alumna Emily Forrester, BSME ’15, clinched a competitive, two-summer Pathways Internship at Kennedy Space Center in Florida her junior year, that dream became a reality. (Read More...)