Doctoral Degree in Mechanical Engineering

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Degree: Doctor of Engineering
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Hours: 61

Doctor of Engineering

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Degree Description

The Lamar University Doctor of Engineering Degree in Mechanical Engineering is designed to prepare you, as a practicing mechanical engineer, to advance research, development and education for addressing national and global challenges in the research, design, development, manufacturing and testing of mechanical devices.

Why Study Mechanical Engineering at Lamar?

The Doctor of Engineering Degree in Mechanical Engineering at Lamar University offers competitive scholarships and assistantships for you as a highly qualified student with research interests compatible with those of the mechanical engineering faculty.

Career Paths

With a degree in mechanical engineering, you will be in demand in practically every type of manufacturing operation as well as in research, academic and governmental organizations. The Doctor of Engineering opens professional doors for you as a practicing professional, including paths to leadership and management.

Primary Careers

Mechanical engineer, automotive engineer, control and instrumentation engineer

Career Areas

  • Automotive
  • Aerospace
  • Electronics
  • Petroleum
  • Textiles
  • HVAC

Median Salary


Types of Employers

  • Machinery manufacturers
  • Computer and electronics manufacturers
  • Research and development facilities
  • Aerospace product/part manufacturers
  • Construction companies
  • Chemical and refining companies
Li XianchangDr. Mansour Karkoub, Ph.D.
Department Chair and Professor

Chun-Wei Yao, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Sushil Doranga, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor