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Mechanical Engineering

Ideas in Motionsm

If it moves, a mechanical engineer probably had something to do with it. In our department, we're investigating mechanical systems ranging from how organisms move through aquatic environments to how groups of robots can coordinate flight through the skies.

Undergraduate Program

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Graduate Program

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General Advising Session for Juniors and Seniors

Wednesday, October 26 from 2:30pm to 3:30pm in JTB 100 conducted by Dr. Padilla. Light snacks will be provided!

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We've moved!

Historic Palmer Engineering is undergoing renovations this year, so we've moved to the Knudtsen Resource Center located on 100 Valley Road.

Mechanical Engineering welcomes new faculty

Seven new tenure-track faculty and three new lecturers have joined our department over the past two years. Head on over to our faculty and staff page to meet your newest professors!

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Contact Us

Mechanical Engineering (0312)

1000 Valley Road

Reno, NV 89557

Phone (775) 784-6931

Fax (775) 784-1701

Knudtsen Resource Center, 100

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