Mechanical & Materials Engineering

Major in Mechanical Engineering


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 MME Department prepare students for successful careers and lifelong learning in mechanical engineering or allied fields in which the academic discipline serves as an educational base.

November 03, 2014

Engineering alum and NASA space flight team member O'Neill dies

John O'Neill
John O’Neill, a University of Nebraska mechanical engineering graduate and key member of NASA’s space flight teams for 35 years, died this past August at the age of 82.

October 24, 2014

Team led by UNL professors secures $1M for research into metallic surfaces

MME professor George Gogos, MME assistant professor Sidy Ndao and EE professor Dennis Alexander lead a team that has received approximately $1 million in funding to do research into functionalizing metallic surfaces.
A team led by UNL College of Engineering professors has received nearly $1 million in funding to create surfaces that will provide more efficient thermal management systems for use in outer space.

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