Makerere University Mechanical Engineering

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Makerere University Department of Mechanical Engineering

Makerere University Mechanical Engineering – Read details below:

The Mechanical Engineering department at the School of Engineering was started in 1970, making it one of the oldest departments at the School of Engineering. New academic programmes will be introduced in the academic year 2012/13. There are three graduate programs in the department namely; Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Master of Science in Technology Innovation and Industrial Development and Energy System Engineering. The Department runs PhD and Post-doctorate programme in collaboration with various internationally renowned universities mostly in the following areas: Materials, Manufacturing and Production and Energy Engineering.

The curriculum run by the Department of Mechanical Engineering provides students with the science, technology and engineering knowledge and skills to solve engineering problems with an understanding of social, economic, and environmental implications. Currently, the Department has the following laboratories and workshops available to its undergraduate and graduate students: Mechanical Workshop, Metrology Laboratory, Fluids Laboratory, Thermodynamics Laboratory, Strength of Materials Laboratory, Metallurgy Laboratory, and Mechanics of Machines Laboratory. Starting with June 2011 for the subsequent five years, the laboratories and workshop will be equipped with state of the art equipment.

Assoc. Prof. John Baptist Kirabira
Chair, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Email: jbkirabira@cedat.mak.ac.ug

Programmes offered at the Department

Undergraduate Programmes Graduate Programmes
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering
Master of Science in Renewable Energy
Master of Science in Technology Innovation and Industrial Development

See Also:

Makerere University College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

Makerere University College of Business and Management Sciences

Makerere University College of Computing and Information Sciences

Makerere University College of Education and External Studies

Makerere University College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology

Makerere University College of Health Sciences

Makerere University College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Makerere University College of Natural Sciences

Makerere University College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources & Bio-security

Makerere University School of Law

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