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About Us

Howdy!

Thank you for your interest in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University.

Mechanical Engineering is one of 14 departments in the Texas A&M University College of Engineering (the biggest college on the Texas A&M campus). Among public institutions in the nation, our undergraduate program is ranked 7th and our graduate program is ranked 8th.

Through the curriculum, our department strives to prepare our undergraduate and graduate students for careers in traditional Mechanical Engineering fields as well as careers in cross-disciplined areas in research, academia and industry.

We also pride ourselves on our research. Our faculty’s research expertise includes; Thermal and Fluid Sciences, Materials and Manufacturing, Mechanics and Systems and Controls.

The best way to learn more about Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M is to schedule a visit.

We hope to see you soon!

Mission

The mission of the Department of Mechanical Engineering is to serve the students of Texas A&M University, the State of Texas, and the nation by:

  • Providing quality education that is well-grounded in the fundamental principles of engineering, fostering innovation, and preparing students for leadership positions and successful careers in industry, government and academia.
  • Advancing the knowledge base of mechanical engineering to support the competitiveness of existing industry and to spawn new economic development in Texas and the nation through active involvement in basic and applied research in a global context. 
  • Providing professional development opportunities for practicing engineers through continuing education, service, and outreach activities.