Undergraduate Featured Courses

INTRO TO MECHANICAL DESIGN (MEAM 101)

This course teaches the basics of the design process, from the initial idea, all the way to fabrication.  Students learn cutting-edge technologies such as computer-aided design (SolidWorks) and rapid prototyping (laser cutter and 3D printing).  A hands-on, project-based course, students design and produce their own original concepts, including a game-themed project towards the end of the semester. Learn more...

Instructor: Jonathan P. Fiene

THERMODYNAMICS (MEAM 203)

There is no escaping thermodynamics. Thermodynamics has to do with energy conversion, power production, propulsion, material synthesis, climate control, and much, much more.   In this introductory course, we will convert ocean energy into electricity, access the benefits of geothermal energy, design aircraft engines without any moving parts, and self assemble nano objects.  And, most of all, we will learn the fundamentals of macroscopic thermodynamics. Learn more...

Instructors: Igor Bargatin

SENIOR DESIGN (MEAM 445 & 446)

Put your three years of hard work and knowledge to the test in the two-semester capstone Senior Design project class.  Students work on teams to complete a project of their choosing, utilizing their skills in project management, engineering analysis, modeling, prototyping, fabrication and even research.  The class culminates with a departmental and school-wide competition. Learn more...

Instructor:  Graham Wabiszewski