Undergraduate Program

Welcome and thank you for visiting mechanical engineering at Arizona State University!  Our undergraduate programs provide a first-rate experience for students interested in careers as diverse as numerical analyst, bio-tech researcher or motor-sports designer.

Our mechanical engineering programs prepare students for a variety of professional options.  Though a majority of our graduates choose to go directly to jobs in industry, others attend graduate school to further their technical education or to engage in ground-breaking research.  Still others enter professional schools such as business or law.

We offer concentrations in energy and environment and computational mechanics, or students may choose mechanical engineering without concentration.  The energy and environmentconcentration emphasizes topics relevant to the analysis of energy production and environmental impact, including renewable energy, air pollution and sustainability. Thecomputational mechanics concentration prepares students for numerical simulation, visualization and high-performance computing of modern mechanical and thermal systems.  Both concentrations and the general mechanical engineering major give students a rigorous technical background as well as a variety of experiences solving real and timely engineering problems.

Many of our students hone their creative and leadership skills through engagement in one of several extra-curricular activities supported by the school. For more information on mechanical engineering student organizations at ASU such as the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) and the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), please visit the Engineering Student Organizations page.

Mechanical Engineering, B.S.E.: undergraduates are prepared for a career in mechanical engineering through a curriculum that includes study of the principles governing energy transfer, mechanical design, sensors and control devices and the application of these principles to the creative solution of practical modern problems.

Mechanical Engineering (Energy & Environment), B.S.E.: the concentration in energy and environment seeks to prepare students to analyze technical problems in energy efficiency, renewable energy, environmental sustainability, air pollution, climate change and other timely issues facing the global community.

Mechanical Engineering (Computational & Mathematical Mechanics), B.S.E.: this curriculum focuses on high-performance computing and the accurate modeling of large- and small-scale systems, and is designed to teach students the modern computational tools available for solving large-scale and complex technical problems.

The Mechanical Engineering, B.S.E. program at Arizona State University is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org. Student enrollment and graduation data is available at engineering.asu.edu/factbook/data.