4 Things to Expect for the Future of Mechanical Engineering

ThomasNet | December 16, 2019

Mechanical engineering is considered the broadest of all engineering disciplines, mainly due to the field’s overlap with other areas of study, such as civil, chemical, and industrial engineering. As a result, mechanical engineers can be found in numerous industries working on a wide range of projects. The versatility of this field has historically lead to rich job prospects for mechanical engineers, and the same seems to hold true for the future. Employment for mechanical engineers is expected to grow at 4% annually between 2018 and 2028, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. They do, however, also mention that this rate will most likely favor those who stay abreast with the latest technological advances. While core mechanical engineering principles, such as thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, and machine design are still valid, expertise in composites, mechatronics, and nanotechnology are in increasingly high demand.

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