About the Department
Mechanical Engineering as programme in the College of Science and Engineering was born at the inception of the University in 2010/2011 session, with staff and student population of 2 and 22 respectively. The first Head of Department was Prof Adeniyi Jones and he served in this capacity as the Head of four Engineering Departments till the decentralization of Departments in 2013.read more
The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers a Bachelor of Engineering Honour degree in Mechanical Engineering with options in the following programmes:
Industrial and Production
Applied Mechanic and Design
Thermo-fluid, Power and Automotive
Material Science and Metallurgy Engineering
The departmental research focus is in the area of design and automation, energy, material development, and fluid mechanics with emphasis on agricultural revolution.
Students engage in student work experience programme (SWEP), Student Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES) and Excursions.read more
Major areas of interest in Mechanical Engineering
- Industrial and Production
- Applied Mechanic and Design
- Thermo-fluid, Power and Automotive
- Material Science and Metallurgy Engineering
- Mechatronics Engineering.