Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical engineers are involved in the design, building, and testing of essentially every product of modern society. At MSU, mechanical engineering student can customize their program to meet unique interests and career goals by choosing concentrations in biomechanical engineering, engineering mechanics, global engineering, or manufacturing engineering.

Teaching labs include a full-service Engineering Machine Shop and Industrial Project Lab, and labs providing hands-on experience in vibrations and controls, heat transfer, fluids, and experimental mechanics. Research labs focuses on cardiovascular and tissue mechanics, thermal engineering, biomechanical design, and research within the Composite Vehicle Research Center and the Energy and Automotive Research Lab.



Uncommon Pursuits.

Graduates in mechanical engineering become competent engineers practicing in a diverse range of activities, and are prepared for careers in virtually any industry that manufactures a product, including aerospace, energy, automotive, biomedical, and consumer products industries.

Alumni work at:

  • Ford, GM, and Fiat Chrysler
  • Dow Corning
  • GE Aviation
  • Albemarle
  • Bosch
  • Eli Lilly
  • John Hopkins Applied Physics Lab

Alumni work as:

  • Automotive engineer
  • Application engineer
  • Aerospace engineer
  • Biomedical engineer
  • Manufacturing engineer
  • Product development engineer
  • Research and development engineer

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