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Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Welcome to the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Colorado Denver. Mechanical engineering offers interesting and challenging career opportunities in research, design, development, manufacturing, testing and marketing for either private industry or government. As a mechanical engineer, you may work on products such as engines, transmissions, compressors, pumps, computer disk drives, CAD/CAE software, oil field drilling rigs, missiles, space satellites, earth moving equipment, container manufacturing machines and medical equipment.

Our degree programs prepare you for careers in the following areas.

  • Aerospace
  • Metal fabrication
  • Electronics manufacturing
  • Biomedical devices
  • Public utilities and power plants
  • Automated manufacturing and robotics
  • Materials processing
  • Plastic injection molding
  • Automotive
  • Sports equipment
  • Product development
  • Test engineering
  • Aircraft design
  • Quality control
  • Rapid prototyping
  • Sustainable engineering
  • Renewable energy