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2023 New Faculty Positions Available

The Mechanical Engineering department is looking for three new faculty members to teach starting in the 2023 school year. Applications should be submitted prior to November 15th, 2022.

Change is Coming! An Update to the Undergraduate Program Flow

MeEn 273 is being retired, and will be replaced with a new set of classes to cover computational methods. Find out what steps YOU should take next!

Behind the Scenes of the Capstone Project

By Larissa Beatty April 26, 2022 02:43 PM
Despite all the learning and advancement that happens in the classroom, it’s hard to replicate real world experiences and problems on the average homework assignment. The Capstone experience sits between junior year and graduation for most engineering students to close that gap between the classroom and industry.

Capstone Fair 2022

By Larissa Beatty April 21, 2022 11:10 AM
For the first time since 2020, the BYU Capstone program held its annual Design Fair in person. In the Brigham Young University WSC Ballroom on March 31, 50 different Capstone teams presented the design work and prototypes that they have been working on since Fall semester.

Origami in the Operating Room: BYU Biomedical Research Featured on WebMD

By Larissa Beatty April 06, 2022 11:37 AM
Origami might not be the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about life-saving innovations in biomedical engineering, but its principles have been making waves in the field. The biomedical engineering labs here at Brigham Young University have made valuable contributions to products using the practice of origami, and were featured in an article recently published on WebMD.

Graduate Seminar April 4th: Dr. David Go

March 24, 2022 12:51 PM
A Future Enabled by Electricity? Non-Thermal Plasmas as the Next Frontier

MEET OUR INFLUENTIAL ENGINEERS

Alumni Spotlight: Cory Tholl

Thinking outside the box — and outside in general — is what took Cory Tholl from a mechanical engineering graduate at Brigham Young University in 2004, to the president of Klymit, a multimillion-dollar camping gear company 15 years later.

Student Spotlight: Andres Peña

Brigham Young University student Andres Peña has had a unique education involving three universities, three languages, two countries and a salvage car. As a junior studying aerospace in mechanical engineering, he is working toward a career that will take his studies out of this world.

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Dillon

Coming straight out of the fire (or rather the study of objects in fire) at Sandia National Laboratories, assistant professor Dr. Christopher Dillon is bringing his heat transfer expertise to the Brigham Young University Mechanical Engineering department.
Alumni Spotlight: Cory Tholl
Student Spotlight: Andres Peña
Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Dillon
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MECHANICAL ENGINEERING STUDENTS

72%
secure job before graduation
1367
undergraduate students enrolled 2020-2021
$72k
average starting salary