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Mechanical Engineering Major
Mechanical Engineering at NYU Abu Dhabi focuses on the use of mechanical and thermal energy to design and produce devices for the improvement of human life. Applications of mechanical engineering principles are wide and varied: aircraft design, biomechanics, control of satellite orbits, manufacturing, robotics, robot-aided medical procedures, automotive systems, jet engines, construction equipment, heating/cooling systems, just to name a few.
The field of mechanical engineering involves the study of mechanics, kinematics, thermodynamics, material science, computer-aided design, and computational methods among other topics. A solid basis in mathematics is essential in this major, along with a strong background in the basic sciences: physics, chemistry, and biology.
Each program is designed to create technological leaders with a global perspective, a broad education, and the capacity to think creatively. The uniqueness of the program lies in the integration of invention, innovation, and entrepreneurship into all phases of study. Students enjoy a learning environment conducive to creativity, which is at the heart of tomorrow’s technological innovations and enterprises.
Engineering programs at NYU Abu Dhabi are accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) and the Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA). Graduates receive a Bachelor of Science degree.