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.


Team Mega Hammer Wins Owen Stedham Capstone Award

Congratulations to the team, who received the award for their design of a tool used to rebuild geothermal pumps that improves both safety and efficiency.

The award is given in honor of department alum Owen Stedham (1984 - 2012) to the senior capstone team that best exemplifies the values and the expectations of the Mechanical Engineering Department.

Read about the project.

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.

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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