The UNL Department of Mechanical & Materials Engineering provides quality educational programs for undergraduate and graduate students planning careers in mechanical engineering, engineering mechanics or allied fields.
The undergraduate and graduate programs offered by the Department of Mechanical & Materials Engineering prepare students for successful careers and lifelong learning in mechanical engineering or allied fields in which the academic discipline serves as an educational base.
The B.S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.
GRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAMS
- Double M.S. Degrees
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With work on surgical robotics happening daily at UNL’s College of Engineering, students will reach new heights— literally, 35,000 feet — to conduct research for NASA on robotic surgery for space travel. MORE ...
Lee Redden ’09 MECH co- founded Blue River Technology, developing a robotic gardener for large-scale agriculture—to overcome labor shortages. Tested successfully in California’s Central Valley, the “LettuceBot” (nicknamed Caesar) is a precision thinning device that recognizes specific plants to improve crop yields. His work is gaining attention—most recently from Forbes “30 under 30” list. MORE
The Jan. 15 edition of Biomaterials reports research by UNL’s Ben Terry, assistant professor of mechanical and materials engineering, and Mark Borden, CU associate professor of mechanical engineering, on microbubbles that deliver oxygen and remove carbon dioxide through the body's peritoneal cavity.