The mission of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at The City College, in conformity with the mission of the School of Engineering, is:

          To educate well-rounded and conscientious mechanical engineers of diverse backgrounds capable of becoming leaders in our society.

          To carry out basic and applied research leading to new scientific and educational ideas, systems, and devices in mechanical engineering and related interdisciplinary areas.

          To offer advice, service, and support to industry, government agencies, schools, community groups and professional societies.