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Department of Mechanical Engineering

Why study mechanical engineering at Catholic University?

Mechanical Engineers Serve Humanity

Do you love to tinker, like to help people, worry about the global environment, or like to take things apart just to see how they work? Then mechanical engineering is for you.

  • Faculty and Staff

    Meet our faculty and staff and read about their cutting-edge research areas including acoustics, optical mechanics, microfluids, integrated sensing, and energy.

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    Faculty and Staff
  • Research

    Faculty in the Department of Mechanical Engineering are collaborating with students in wide-ranging research in areas such as acoustics, optical mechanics, microfluids, integrated sensing, and energy.

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  • Courses Offered

    Our classes prepare you for the challenges every mechanical engineer has, from protecting the environment and increasing quality of life, to contributing overall economic development.

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    Courses Offered
  • Message from the Chair

    Welcome to the Department of Mechanical Engineering! Take a few minutes to browse our website to learn more about us; however, the best way to really get to know us is to visit us in person. We hope that you will take the opportunity to do so.

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    Message from the Chair
  • Advisory Board

    We are supported by alumni in industry and government service who are committed to the advancement of the Department of Mechanical Engineering.

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    Advisory Board


Acoustical engineering is the branch of engineering dealing with sound and vibration. It is the research of sound and vibration, in technology. Learn more about the Acoustics program at Catholic University.

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