An Engineering Institution

The Kansas State University College of Engineering, which is the largest and most comprehensive engineering college in the region, benefits from more than 100 years of vibrant history. The college offers 11 nationally accredited Bachelor of Science degree programs and has an annual enrollment of approximately 2700 undergraduate and 450 graduate students.

As 1 of 8 departments within the College of Engineering, the Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering has a long history of offering innovative solutions to complex problems both in the public and private sectors.

Laboratories & Research Centers

The department has a strong belief that in addition to intellectual stimulation, research is the driver that over time leads to the creation of new shared wealth and a better quality of life. A significant portion of this research and wealth creation is generated via sponsored research and fee for service activities that are conducted in 13 laboratories and 4 research centers within the department.

Dedicated laboratories are available in topic areas, including but not limited to:

  • Applications
  • Autonomous Vehicle Systems
  • Composite Materials
  • Mechanical Testing and Evaluation
  • Radiation Measurement

Whereas the Research Centers and their areas of focus are as follows: