The mechanical engineering program prepares graduates to apply engineering principles and modern tools to conceive, analyze and implement engineering solutions and to hold positions of progressive responsibility leading teams in a variety of mechanical engineering fields including energy conversion and transfer, materials and manufacturing, and mechanical systems design.
Upon completing their degree, majors are ready to work as professionals in industrial, military, government, and academic settings while maintaining a high awareness and responsibility regarding ethical, safety, environmental, social, economic, and global issues. The mechanical engineering program at Norwich prepares majors to both work effectively as a team member and to lead multidisciplinary teams. The program empowers majors to not only design components, systems or processes in the mechanical engineering field but to effectively communicate those designs orally and in writing.
The program strives to spark optimism about the engineering profession and lifelong intellectual curiosity, so that graduates engage in continuing education throughout their lives and careers.