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Welcome to the Department of Mechanical & Biomedical Engineering at Boise State University’s College of Engineering. We are a vibrant, growing research-oriented program with an unshakeable focus on student learning and success.

  • As of Fall 2014, the Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering Department has 752 students enrolled.
  • We will graduate 98 Mechanical Engineering majors in 2014.
  • This year, ME faculty members have been part of research awards from the National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, and Department of Energy totaling $11,500,000.00.

Our department prepares students for the rewards and challenges of a career in the multi-faceted field of mechanical and biomedical engineering. The curriculum was carefully developed with input from engineering professionals to provide a sound foundation in basic engineering while enabling students to specialize in diverse topics such as machine design, thermal systems, robotics, materials science and product and systems design.

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4  Last day to apply for graduation, using myBoiseState, for graduate and undergraduate degrees and certificates to be awarded in August 2015
15  Recommended last day for final oral defense thesis for graduate degrees awarded August 2015
26  Last day to submit Application for Admission to Candidacy form degrees awarded December 2015

Independence Day (Observed) – offices closed

3  Recommended date to finalize student course schedules for Fall 2015 for Financial Aid purposes
21  Convocation
24  Start of classes


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The B.S. program in mechanical engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,