Main Departmental Office
Discovery Park, Room F101
1155 Union Circle #311098
Denton, TX 76203-5017
Web site: www.mee.unt.edu
Yong X. Tao, Chair
The Department of Mechanical and Energy Engineering at the University of North Texas is committed to academic excellence in undergraduate and graduate education and research in all areas pertinent to the discipline of mechanical engineering and in particular to thermal-fluid sciences, energy production, and solid mechanics. The goals of the Department and its faculty are: (1) to provide high quality and innovative educational programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels; (2) to foster lifelong learning by promoting professionalism and ethical standards and helping students develop leadership qualities; (3) to pursue excellence in scholarly research in areas of mechanical and energy engineering; and (4) to collaborate with engineers in industry, national laboratories, and government agencies in finding the solutions to national and global problems related to energy use and its environmental impacts.
Mission and Vision
The mission of the Department of Mechanical and Energy Engineering is to harness the power of ideas by providing a student-centered environment, fostering a strong culture of learning, promoting high quality scholarly activities, serving the engineering profession and society, and advancing regional economic development. We seek to accomplish this mission by:
- Offering high quality and innovative educational programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
- Pursuing innovation, excellence, and leadership in scholarly activities.
- Serving the engineering profession and humanity with faculty and student expertise.
The vision of the Department of Mechanical and Energy Engineering is to create an outstanding, innovative, and interdisciplinary student-centered academic program that emphasizes the fundamentals of mechanical engineering, modern applications pertaining to energy production, power management and distribution, and life-long learning skills, within a research-and-project oriented environment.
Programs of Study
The department currently offers an undergraduate program in the following area:
The department currently offers a program in the following area:
- Master of Science with a major in mechanical and energy engineering.
For additional information, consult the Graduate Catalog.