About the department

Departmental Mission

The mission of the Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering is to prepare engineers for success and leadership and that are recognized internationally for quality in the conception, design, implementation, and operation of mechanical- and aeronautical-related engineering systems.

Departmental Vision

Our vision is to provide students with an education that is recognized internationally for academic excellence and a focus on quality that stresses the fundamentals and is focused on real-world systems and products. It will provide an integrated education that provides experiential learning through a rich offering of team-based design-build-operate projects, both in the classroom and a state-of-the-art Learning Laboratory.

History of the School of Engineering and the Department of Mechanical Engineering


In 2016, we celebrated the sixtieth anniversary of the UP School of Engineering (formerly known as Faculty of Engineering). As part of the commemoration program, a brochure was created regarding our history, development and achievements. We trust that you will find its contents insightful and interesting!




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