Employment and Graduate Studies

Mechanical engineers enjoy consistently high salaries, and reliable employment. Emerging topics in mechanical engineering include advanced composite materials, micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS), nanotechnology, biomechanics, and biomedical engineering. Mechanical Engineering graduates will be able to analyze and design systems, components, and processes, and work professionally in both thermal and mechanical systems areas.

Where Are They Now?

NYUAD Mechanical Engineering graduates are employed and studying in countries around the world. This is just a small sample.


  • Judlau Contracting
  • Deloitte
  • The Mowgli Foundation
  • Malawi Space Generation Advisory Council

Grad Schools

  • AudiSzéchenyi István University
  • NYU New York
  • KTH Royal Institute of Technology
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Doors Open with a NYUAD Degree 

Our alumni leave NYUAD with jobs and graduate schools lined up for them.

NYUAD has given me the ability to listen to my coworkers' ideas and work on tasks effectively, and engineering classes enhanced my problem solving skills.

Nkos'khona Msimanga, employed as a field engineer in the US

My Favorite Course in Mechanical Engineering

Course Spotlight

My goal is to specialize in nanotechnology; specifically researching inventions that will impact the world of medicine.