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Undergraduate Program Educational Objectives

The Mechanical Engineering Undergraduate Program Educational Objectives (PEOs) are that our graduates:

  • Efficiently establish careers in mechanical engineering or a related field
  • Successfully complete graduate school and/or obtain professional registration
  • Effectively lead other engineers in solving technical problems and developing products sought by the local and/or global community

Undergraduate Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the Mechanical Engineering Program at Howard University possess the ability:

  • To apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering
  • To design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
  • To design a system, component, or process within realistic constraints, such as economical, environmental, social, political, ethical, and health and safety constraints, with attention to manufacturability and sustainability
  • To function on multi-disciplinary teams
  • To identify, formulate and solve engineering problems
  • To exhibit professional and ethical responsibility
  • To communicate effectively
  • To understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
  • To fully utilize the techniques, skills and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice


Mechanical Engineering Professor Emmanuel Glakpe Named ASME Fellow

Fri, August 25, 2017

Mechanical Engineering Professor Emmanuel Glakpe elected Fellow of ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) in April 2017, after being nominated by Mechanical Engineering Department Chair Nadir Yilmaz. Dr. Glakpe’s nomination was supported by ASME Fellows from within academia, industry and government positions.Read More >>

Mechanical Engineering Department Chair Nadir Yilmaz Named SAE International Fellow

Fri, August 25, 2017

SAE International announced that Mechanical Engineering Department Chair Nadir Yilmaz was elected as a 2016-2017 SAE Fellow. Dr. Yilmaz was recognized during ceremonies at the WCX 17: SAE World Congress Experience in Detroit, Michigan on April 11, 2017.Read More >>


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