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    • School of Engineering

      • Kirkbride Hall
      • tel: 610-499-4037
      • fax: 610-499-4059
    • Dr. Mark Nicosia

    • Michelle Keller

      • Secretary of Mechanical Engineering
      • Kirkbride Hall, Room 169
      • tel: 610-499-4041


Mechanical Engineering

Why Widener?

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Personal Interaction with Faculty

Mechanical engineering faculty members are a dedicated group of teachers and advisors whose top priority is undergraduate education. Students' overall learning experience at Widener is enhanced when they are comfortable approaching faculty members for guidance, whether on course-related issues, career advice, or anything else. We take great pride in the strong relationship that develops between student and teacher over the course of a student’s time at Widener. 

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Practical, Hands-on Curriculum

The mechanical engineering program is supported by a curriculum designed by the faculty to give students the ability to solve practical engineering problems. Although our program prepares students for success in high-quality master’s and PhD programs, they also have the ability to make immediate contributions to their employer. In fact, our program has an excellent reputation with local employers as one which trains students who are adept at problem solving and project work.

  • Brad M. Isaacson
Brad M. Isaacson

Brad M. Isaacson


While at Widener I learned how to think critically and use the fundamentals of engineering to later develop prosthetic devices for our nation's injured service members. The research I conduct for these wounded warriors can be traced back to my acceptance letter from Widener University.

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Potential Careers

  • Manufacturing
  • Consulting
  • Design
  • Testing
  • Research and Development
  • Sales

Recent Employers

  • The Boeing Company
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Erin Engineering
  • Drake Refrigeration
  • Schramm Engineering
  • The Naval Surface Warfare Center


Accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,
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