Mechanical Engineering

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Mechanical Engineering at UAA

Simply put, if it moves, some or all of it was designed by a mechanical engineer. Whether small, individual parts and devices or large systems integral to our daily lives, all require the imagination and expertise of mechanical engineers. As a result, opportunities in mechanical engineering are broad and diverse, creating an ongoing and expanding demand for engineering talent in the automotive and aerospace industries, biotechnology, renewable energy and environmental controls, manufacturing, computer and electronic hardware, and more. 

  What is Mechanical Engineering?

  Why choose Mechanical Engineering at UAA?


Rhiannon Calkins 
Administrative Assistant (Undergraduate Program)
(907) 786 - 1770
Keturah Costello
Administrative Assistant (Graduate Program)
(907) 786 - 1973
Jifeng Peng
Professor and Department Chair
(907) 786 - 6193

Department Offices:
Eng. and Computation Bldg.
Suite 301
3310 UAA Dr
Anchorage, AK 99508