Unformatted text preview: Mechanical and Engineering Systems Technology and the Center for Materials and Structures. Research project that students and faculty are involved in include: Hydrogen/Electric busses, development of second generation PV systems and optimization of impeller design. Students graduating with a degree in mechanical engineering can find many jobs locally and abroad. Some local companies include Nevada Power, Southwest Gas, Las Vegas Water Authority, Department of Energy, Bechtel Nevada and Bechtel SAIC. Companies’ higher mechanical engineers abroad include Ford, General Motors, Chrysler and Lawrence Livermore National Lab. Entry level mechanical engineers can expect to earn around $48,000, the top 10% earn over $64,000. Getting a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineers is easier said than done, it takes anywhere from 4 ½ to 5 years to get the degree....
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- Fall '07
- Mechanical Engineering, Academic degree, Bachelor's degree, Mechanical Engineers