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Mechanical Engineering
Midshipmen at work
Midshipmen at work

Mechanical Engineering Department

Wible Gates Cambridge

Student Highlights MIDN 1/C Rachel Wible 1 of 36 students nationwide to win a Gates Cambridge Scholarship. Read more here.


Student Highlights See what Mechanical Engineering students are up to in Prof. Ratcliffe's EM215 Class! See the video here!


Faculty Highlights The Nuclear Engineering Major at the United States Naval Academy welcomes Assistant Professors Elizabeth Getto and Stephen McHale. Read more about their research here.


Six Mechanical Engineering faculty are recognized for yard-wide teaching and service awards. Read about their achievements here.

MIDN Jennifer Coletta Presenting Research

Research Highlights MIDNS 1/C Drew Brenn and Leslie Ann Alasagas win awards at the 2017 American Nuclear Society Student Conference. Read more about their work here.

Prof. Joel Schubbe teaching students

Research Highlights Prof. Joel Schubbe is determining the mechanisms that result in materials degradation due to a newly recognized phenomenon called Corrosion Fatigue. You can read more about his work in a recent issue of Advanced Materials & Processes.


The mechanical engineering program supports the Academy's mission by providing midshipmen with a broad education in mechanical engineering subjects and a knowledge of fundamental engineering principles that enhance their ability to understand and design naval systems and to supervise the operation of these systems.   The Mechanical Engineering Department strives to maintain faculty, curriculum, and supporting facilities which facilitate excellence in undergraduate teaching.

The Mechanical Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,

Contact Information

United States Naval Academy 
Mechanical Engineering Department 
590 Holloway Road 
Annapolis, Maryland 21402

Telephone: 410 293 6500
Fax 410 293 3041
Email USNA ME Dept
Yard mail Stop 11/C
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