As a unit in the University of Kentucky’s College of Engineering, the mechanical engineering department reflects the mission and vision statements of the college. They are
To provide education, research, and service in a scholarly environment in a way that
- Prepares our students for successful professional career
- Addresses the changing needs of our other constituents
- Responds to the technological challenges facing the Commonwealth and the nation.
We aspire to make the College of Engineering one of the nation’s great engineering schools, recognized nationally and internationally for excellence in teaching, research, and public service. We seek to be a preferred choice of
- Students and practitioners seeking an engineering education
- Employers hiring engineering graduates
- Organizations seeking advanced engineering knowledge.