The Mechanical Engineering undergraduate program in the College of Engineering at the United Arab Emirates University is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET. ABET accreditation provides assurance that a College or University program meets the quality standards of the profession for which that program prepares graduates.
The Mechanical Engineering Department offers a major in Mechanical Engineering, but students can also choose to pursue, in parallel, a minor program in Aerospace Engineering. The ME major program requires completing 147 Credit hours. For students wishing to take the Aerospace Engineering minor, they must complete an additional 12 credit hours.
The Mechanical Engineering Department at UAEU has a talented faculty body who are experts in their fields. Of the twenty one full-time faculty members, seven have PhD degrees in applied mechanics, five in dynamics and control, and nine in thermo-fluids engineering.
The ME Department provides state-of-the-art facilities to assist the high quality of teaching and research conducted by the department. These facilities include modern classrooms, world-class laboratories and a state-of-the-art workshop that serves the College of Engineering and the university as a whole.
Towards the end of their study period, ME students are required to participate in an industrial training experience by spending one semester in a host industrial institution, either in UAE or abroad.