Undergraduate Program


Mechanical engineering is one of the broadest engineering disciplines, extending across many interdependent specialties. Mechanical engineers enjoy a wide range of opportunities, working in industries and applications including aerospace, air pollution, automotive, and air-conditioning as well as bioengineering, controls, design, and manufacturing – just to name a few. The ME department at UD offers both value and quality education. The department is small enough to facilitate direct contact between faculty and undergraduate students yet large enough to offer a diverse range of options to meet students’ needs. Undergraduate Program Overview >>

Why Major in Mechanical Engineering?

  • Global awareness
  • Creative solutions
  • Connect science to reality
  • Impact safety
  • Sustainable energy
  • Improve human health
  • National security

Graduate Programs


Global, green, and engaged. Our job is not finished until our ideas, our expertise and our people make a real and significant difference in the world. Join us in multidisciplinary research focusing on the most compelling scientific and technical challenges of our age. The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers four graduate programs; the Ph.D., a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (thesis or non-thesis), a Graduate Certificate in Composites Manufacturing and Engineering, and a Graduate Certificate in Composite Materials. While most incoming graduate students have a degree in mechanical engineering or other closely related fields, our graduate programs are also suitable for students with degrees in such areas as physics or mathematics. Graduate Programs Overview >>

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