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Western’s Mechanical Engineering program operates on the principle that good Mechanical Engineers must have both a solid background in fundamentals and the opportunity to specialize in any of the areas that the profession of Mechanical Engineering encompasses, which include but not limited to Thermo-fluids, Control Systems, Nuclear Energy, Manufacturing, Robotics, Production Management, Materials Science, Biomechanics, Medical Devices, and NEMS/MEMS.

Following either second or third year, our students also have the opportunity to enroll in an Engineering Externship Program. This eight-month program, offered in collaboration with Fanshawe College, consists of practical courses in machining, welding, metrology, among other things to give exposure to the practical side of the Mechanical Engineering profession.

Our Mechanical Engineering program also offers combined and concurrent degree options. The combined degree program offers Mechanical Engineering degree with Management, Medicine or Law degree. The concurrent degree program allows to combine the Mechanical Engineering program with a major module in the Faculty of Science, Social Science or Arts and Humanities.

News & Events

Medical Make-A-Thon Event
Medical Makers is launching Medical Make-A-Thons worldwide to add 150 new designs to thier digital catalog to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday and to promote universal and accessible health care globally.  The event will take place in London on April 1st and 2nd. 

Western Engineering Toboggan Team set to compete in Winnipeg
The Gazette | January 26, 2017

The Western Engineering Toboggan Team (WETT) competes at the annual Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race (GNCTR) in Winnipeg.

Western Engineering students honoured at CME Annual Recognition Night
Western Engineering News | May 19, 2016

Two MME students were recognized for their contributions to the Internship Program at Western Engineering and their demonstrated interest in manufacturing.

Student Recognition
The Fall Awards Ceremony was held on November 19th, 2015 and 13 students in the MME programs were among the recipients.

Banner Year for Western Formula Racing
Western Formula Racing team reports 2015 as the most successful season ever.

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