Together for Good
Skip to main content area Skip to main navigation Skip to institutional navigation Skip to footer

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Why Study Mechanical Engineering?

Mechanical engineering is one of the broadest engineering disciplines. Mechanical engineers helped create the car you drive to work, the potato chips you eat at lunch and the heating and air-conditioning system that keeps you comfortable at home. They also helped to create the Mars Rover, industrial robots and solar heating systems.

With a mechanical engineering degree you may end up working in industries such as aerospace, automotive, bioengineering, communications, petroleum or product manufacturing.  

Why Mechanical Engineering at Merrimack?

  • Internship and co-ops mean most of our majors have work experience by the time they graduate.
  • First-year iTEC program offers supportive environment and living/learning community for engineers and computer scientists.
  • Our Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

More Info

Franco Capaldi,

Chair and Associate Professor,
Mechanical Engineering

978-837-5325
capaldif@merrimack.edu