Mechanical Engineering

Faculty of Engineering

The Department of Mechanical Engineering is part of the University of Alberta’s Faculty of Engineering and is the largest mechanical engineering department in Canada.

Our 1,450 students (1,000 undergraduate and 450 graduate), learn in a thriving and dynamic environment emphasizing academics and hands-on skills. Home to world-class research and extracurricular opportunities, from robotics to F1 racing, biomechanics and hydrogen vehicles, we have something for everyone.


Our Research

Our Department conducts research in a wide range of areas. Find out more about our specialities and the professors working within each area.


Graduate Studies

We offer a variety of graduate programs, from Master's to PhDs. 

Undergrad Programs

We offer undergraduate degrees in Mechanical Engineering, starting from a common first year program. 

Student Services

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Looking for someone?

Looking for a professor or researcher in Mechanical Engineering? Start with this Department Directory categorized by research area.

You can also search our department directory for other individuals and groups. Once there, you can further refine your search by name, title, research area, and other keywords.