Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering is a very broad discipline incorporating the research, design, development, manufacturing and testing of mechanical devices.

Degrees Programs

Areas mechanical engineers work in:

  • Machine Design
  • Systems Design
  • Energy Resources
  • Aerospace 
  • Oil/Gas
  • Manufacturing and Production
  • Transportation and Environmental Impact
  • Materials and Structures
  • Energy Conversion 
  • Robotics and Autonomous Systems






Recent News 

Mechanical Engineering rides off with grand prize at 2023 Senior Design Symposium. Read More (4/28/2023)

The Mechanical Engineering Department held its Spring Advisory Council meeting on April 14. The council was updated on changes in the department and path forward. Read more (4/30/2023)

LU partners with Flowserve Corporation, a leading provider of flow control products and services for the global infrastructure markets, to open state-of-the-art learning center on campus. Read more (07/2022)

Based on the Department of Education college scorecard, the median starting salary of Mechanical Engineering graduates was $89,656, which Ranks #1 on campus. Read more (06/2022)


LU Mechanical Engineering Experience  



Take the first step!

The first step toward your future in Mechanical Engineering begins right now with a connection to Karli Padia, our Director of Outreach and Student Services, who can help you learn more about the great programs in the College of Engineering, arrange a campus visit, talk to a current student, explore scholarship possibilities and more. Email or call 409-880-8714.