Mission, Values and Objectives
Mechanical Engineering Department Mission
The mission of the Department of Mechanical Engineering is to prepare students to be leaders in mechanical engineering careers, capable of producing innovative solutions.
Mechanical Engineering Department Vision
The vision of the Department of Mechanical Engineering is to be the institution of choice for mechanical engineering education, encompassing technical leadership, innovation, and service.
The educational objectives of the mechanical engineering program at Lawrence Technological University are to:
1) To educate mechanical engineers who are capable of solving multidisciplinary technical problems in a global work environment.
2) To produce professionals who apply ethical judgment and use effective communication skills to implement engineering solutions.
3) To produce individuals who contribute to contemporary engineering solutions with community involvement and aspire to lifelong learning.
The Mechanical Engineering Department at Lawrence Technological University will offer a program in which our graduates have:
(a) an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
(b) an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
(c) an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability
(d) an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
(e) an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
(f) an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
(g) an ability to communicate effectively
(h) the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
(i) a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
(j) a knowledge of contemporary issues
(k) an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice