Theorize, Analyze, Innovate
New Mexico State University’s Mechanical Engineering (ME) department has been educating mechanical engineers since the university opened in 1888. Beginning in Fall 2006, the ME Department expanded to include an undergraduate degree program in Aerospace Engineering (AE), the first and the only Aerospace program in New Mexico and west Texas, to form the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) department.
If you are interested in joining MAE as an undergraduate or a graduate student, please read about our programs to become a part of our diverse, vibrant, and growing department and experience our unique setting of
“small-school education with extensive research.”
If it is a machine, a Mechanical Engineer designed it.
Mechanical Engineering (ME) is the most diverse of all engineering disciplines, finding applications in almost all industries and product markets. Modern engineering has a role in almost every aspect of life – from home appliances to transportation systems, biomedical devices and power generation.
Aerospace Engineers design, develop and test Aerodynamic Systems.
As an aerospace engineer, you may work on earth or in space, on aircraft or spacecraft. Or your field may be in water vessel development of ships and submarines or ground transportation for fuel efficiencies and high speed-high tech vehicles.