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Department of Mechanical & Nuclear Engineering

Mechanical engineering is one of the broadest engineering disciplines and applies the principles of engineering, material science, physics and mathematics to design, analyze and manufacture mechanical systems such as vehicles, biomedical devices, consumer products, internal combustion engines and robotic systems — to name a few.

Nuclear engineering is a concentration focused on the study and application of the properties of atomic nuclei and their reactions in areas such as energy production, industrial quality control, medical diagnostics or cancer treatment.

Mechanical and nuclear engineering is the largest department within VCU School of Engineering — offering a variety of degree programs at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Mechanical and nuclear engineering graduates are in constant demand and have among the highest starting salaries of all college majors.

Students within the department have access to the latest tools and technologies in our academic and research laboratories. Research opportunities are available to both our graduate and undergraduate students. Relevant areas of expertise are respiratory therapy, surface engineering, multi-scale manufacturing and design, energy generation and storage, micro/nanotechnology, thermal sciences, solid mechanics, smart materials and biomechanics.

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02/03/2020 11:00:00 EST

Altria Info Sessions

11:00 AM–5:00 PM

Engineering East and West Hall, multiple locations

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Feb

02/03/2020 14:00:00 EST

Altria Presents: Prepare for the Fair

2:00 PM–3:00 PM

Engineering West Hall, room 105

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Apr

04/22/2020 12:00:05 EDT

BME Seminar with Fabrisia Ambrosio, Ph.D.

12:00 PM–1:00 PM

Engineering East Hall, room 2221

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Mar

03/18/2020 12:00:11 EDT

BME Seminar with Kristen L. Billiar, Ph.D.

12:00 PM–1:00 PM

Engineering East Hall, room 2221

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Feb

02/19/2020 12:00:42 EST

BME Seminar with Dustin Crouch, Ph.D.

12:00 PM–1:00 PM

Engineering East Hall, room 2221

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Mar

03/04/2020 12:00:53 EST

BME Seminar with Andrés Garcia Ph.D.

12:00 PM–1:00 PM

Engineering East Hall, room 2221

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02/12/2020 12:00:11 EST

BME Seminar with Wesley Legant, Ph.D.

12:00 PM–1:00 PM

Engineering East Hall, room 2221

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Feb

02/05/2020 12:00:06 EST

BME Seminar with John Oshinski, Ph.D.

12:00 PM–1:00 PM

Engineering East Hall, room 2221

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Jan

01/29/2020 12:00:26 EST

BME Seminar with Stacie Ringleb, Ph.D.

12:00 PM–1:00 PM

Engineering East Hall, room 2221

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Feb

02/12/2020 10:00:00 EST

College of Engineering Internship and Career Fair

10:00 AM–3:00 PM

Engineering East Hall | Atrium and room 4229

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Jan

01/27/2020 17:00:04 EST

Engineering Career Ambassador Info Session

5:00 PM–6:00 PM

Engineering West Hall, room 105

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Jan

01/29/2020 19:00:47 EST

INROADS Info Session

7:00 PM–8:00 PM

Engineering East Hall, room 1232

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Feb

02/11/2020 10:00:00 EST

Last Call for Resume Reviews

10:00 AM–4:00 PM

Engineering West Hall, lobby

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Jan

01/27/2020 17:30:00 EST

M.C. Dean LIFE Talk

5:30 PM–7:00 PM

Engineering West Hall, room 103

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01/31/2020 12:00:00 EST

MNE Seminar with Julie Arendt, M.S.I.

12:00 PM–1:00 PM

Cabell Library, room 203

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02/07/2020 12:00:58 EST

MNE Seminar with Matthew W. Daniels, Ph.D.

12:00 PM–12:50 PM

Engineering East Hall, room 3229

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02/05/2020 16:00:00 EST

Multi-cloud and Hybrid cloud computing

4:00 PM–6:00 PM

Engineering East Hall, room 4229

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Jan

01/29/2020 11:00:00 EST

OPT/CPT Workshop

11:00 AM–12:00 PM

Engineering West Hall, room 105

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Jan

01/30/2020 13:00:00 EST

Prepare for the Fair

1:00 PM–2:00 PM

Engineering West Hall, room 301

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Feb

02/10/2020 17:30:00 EST

Prepare for the Fair with VCU Alumni

5:30 PM–7:00 PM

Engineering West Hall, room 401

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Mar

03/21/2020 10:00:00 EDT

Rambotics 2020

10:00 AM–4:00 PM

Engineering East Hall, Qimonda Atrium

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02/13/2020 18:00:20 EST

SWE Galentine's Day and Professional Panel

6:00 PM–8:00 PM

Engineering West Hall, room 104

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Feb

02/12/2020 15:30:56 EST

Unreal Engine at RamDev

3:30 PM–5:30 PM

Engineering East Hall, room 4229

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Feb

02/01/2020 08:30:00 EST

VCU Open House

8:30 AM–3:00 PM

Engineering East Hall | Qimonda Atrium

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Apr

04/04/2020 08:30:00 EDT

VCU Preview Day

8:30 AM–3:00 PM

Engineering East Hall | Qimonda Atrium

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03/21/2020 08:30:00 EDT

VCU Preview Day

8:30 AM–3:00 PM

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