Mechanical engineering is the broadest specialization within the engineering field. Mechanical engineers design and build tools and equipment. You will conduct research in a variety of areas, from biomechanics, combustion, and computer-aided design to fluid mechanics, robotics, and stress analysis. Mechanical engineering principles are used in the design, development, and production of process of virtually everything.
Skills and abilities this major develops include: creativity, comfort with computer technology, listening skills, math skills, testing and analysis skills, mechanical skills, and problem-solving skills.