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Mechanical Engineering and Manufacturing

Your future.  Your choice.

Running my first G-code gave me the feeling that I could actually do it. I felt accomplished and it motivated me to pursue engineering 

Mechanical engineers are designers who create objects that move.  The most broad of engineering disciplines, mechanical engineering attracts designers, problem-solvers, managers, producers, and collaborators. In CAL’s Mechanical Engineering and Manufacturing (ME/M) program, CAL students work on projects from the initial brief, through the design and development stage, to the testing of one or more prototypes, right through to final fabrication and implementation.

360 Degree experience of Mechanical Engineering and Manufacturing

Students in ME/M work alongside industry experts from large or small companies who come to CAL as mentors. Second-year students participate in on-site projects at companies in our community, such as KCR Manufacturing and Toyo Tanso.  Projects can vary significantly, from researching and developing medical products (such as artifical hearts) to remodeling a car to creating and fabricating underwater search brackets used by our local fire department.