a. leon linton department of mechanical engineering

Mechanical engineers design, develop, research, and test all types of machines and mechanical systems. They apply their expertise in the buildings where we live and work, in the factories that produce machines and consumer products, and in creating the products themselves. At LTU, you will study a diverse range of topics from acoustics and energy transmission to stress analysis, thermo fluids, and hydraulics. You’ll get plenty of hands-on experience working with your professors on industry-sponsored projects in state-of-the-art laboratories. Being one of the most versatile engineering degrees, mechanical engineering can prepare you to enter a wide spectrum of industries, such as automotive, aeronautics, aerospace, healthcare, and defense.

IN THE NEWS

  • Eco-Marathon helps LTU team prepare for Supermileage competition

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    A new SAE team at Lawrence Technological University got a wakeup call when the Shell Eco-Marathon came to Detroit the weekend of April 10-12. After assembling their vehicle just in time, the team is much better prepared for the SAE Supermileage competition in June.

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    Apr 20


    International industrial engineering conference fills a gap and keeps growing

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    Lawrence Technological University Associate Professor Ahad Ali is a firm believer in the importance of networking and keeping up with best practices in industrial engineering and related fields. 

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    Mar 13

  • LTU students learn about careers in the automotive industry

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    More than 60 students heard firsthand accounts of what it is like to work in the automotive industry when MICHauto and the Detroit Regional Chamber hosted a program on Feb. 3 on LTU’s campus entitled “Discover Auto: Engineering Career Series.”

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    Feb 9


    Henry Ford Trade School Alumni Association creates Lawrence Tech scholarship fund

    The Henry Ford Trade School Alumni Association has donated $750,000 to create an endowed scholarship fund for undergraduate mechanical engineering students at Lawrence Technological University.

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    Jan 20

  • Transportation design and SAE vehicles featured at LTU's Auto Show exhibit

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    The Lawrence Tech Auto show exhibit is in Michigan Hall on Cobo Hall's lower level. Transportation and industrial design projects and SAE racing vehicles will be on display at Lawrence Technological University's exhibit at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) that runs from Saturday, Jan. 17, th...

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    Jan 16


    LTU ranked 18th nationwide for online master's degrees in engineering

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    The online graduate school guide Best Master’s Programs has ranked Lawrence Technological University 18th in the top 50 nationwide for online master’s degrees in engineering.

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    Jan 1