Mechanical Engineering Technology

Mechanical Engineering Technology

A major in the Mechanical Engineering Technology Program

The careers of our mechanical engineering technology graduates take them to a variety of employers, including Rockwell Automation, Fender Guitars, Lockheed Martin and Caterpillar, because they have many skills in common: problem-solving, leadership and teamwork.

Our mechanical engineering technology program focuses on the methods, materials, machinery and manpower necessary to effectively operate in a manufacturing environment. You'll learn how to manage people, machines and production resources to ensure maximum efficiency and safety. Areas of emphasis include nano/micro-manufacturing, sustainable energy, green manufacturing and robotics.

Special Features

  • Prepare for careers in product improvement, industrial processes and plant operations
  • Learn communication skills that foster interaction with technical and non-technical colleagues
  • Benefit from faculty experience and expertise in mechanical careers
  • Participate in applied research projects with professors to gain experience solving real-world technical problems
Larry Smith Alumni Profile
You don't realized the impact the time at Purdue will have on all aspects of your life in the future.
Larry Smith
Mechanical Engineering Technology '86