Apply fundamental laws of maths and science to create mechanical devices that we use every day

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Mechanical engineering plays a critical role in solving the world’s grand challenges by producing sustainable energy, providing a safe environment and clean water, building safe and efficient transportation systems, designing new means of energy conversion and storage, and improving mechanical/electrical systems in homes and buildings. Emerging high technology fields of nano-materials and biomechanics are further examples of areas where mechanical engineering plays a vital role. Furthermore, established areas of mechanical engineering such as design, manufacturing, automation and control are essential elements to devising large-scale complex systems that drive the global economy.

Competencies to achieve:

  • Mechanical and Machine Design
  • Mechatronics and Robotics (Internet of Things)
  • Energy Science and Technology
  • Fluids Engineering
  • Manufacturing Automation and Production Engineering
  • Materials Engineering
  • Biomechanical Engineering

Career Pathway:

Mechanical Engineer is one of the world’s most in-demand profession in various industries and sectors according to the OECD database. The versatility of the field means that mechanical engineering graduates would be able to compete for any job that requires competencies in science, technology, and engineering with a strong quantitative backbone. Mechanical engineers carry with them an ability to solve engineering problems, to create and design mechanical/electronics devices from the known to the unknown, in a logical and reproducible manner, thus allowing for the creation of leading-edge innovations in any sector in which they happen to work.

Potential career pathways for graduates of Mechanical Engineering include but is not limited to:

  • Manufacturing engineer
  • Automotive engineering
  • Energy/Mining engineer
  • Product development and design engineer
  • Aviation/Aerospace engineer
  • Application engineer
  • Maintenance engineer
  • Building systems engineer
  • Automation and robotics (Internet of Things) engineer
  • Control and instrumentation engineer

Vision & Mission


To become a study program that is internationally competitive in the field of mechanical engineering by 2030 whose graduates are highly sought after by industries, are entrepreneur minded, are socially responsible, and are competent to pursue graduate degrees.


  • To provide an international standard education in mechanical engineering based on research and innovation that prepares its graduates as highly competent, entrepreneur minded, and socially responsible leaders.
  • To conduct internationally competitive research and to disseminate the result in the form of publication as an effort to expand the mechanical engineering knowledge by upholding the value, ethics, norm, and culture.
  • To conduct community service activities as an effort to apply and expand the mechanical engineering knowledge to the society.


Program Educational Objectives

  • To have the abilities of analyzing and designing mechanical systems and solving complex engineering problems.
  • To have moral integrity, ethics, teamwork, and leadership.
  • To conduct lifelong learning to nourish creativity and innovation.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.
  • An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors.
  • An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
  • An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, societal, and cultural contexts.
  • An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives.
  • An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze, and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.
  • An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.


Laboratories in SU are common facilities, i.e. they are shared by multiple programs.

Students Achievements and Activities

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Graduate Profiles

  • Engineers capable of implementing mathematical, science, and mechanical engineering knowledge to solve problems, and equipping skills based on qualification standards of engineers at the national level, for example the Badan Kerja Sama Teknik Mesin Indonesisa (BKSTM) or Persatuan Insinyur Indonesia (PII).
  • Assistant mechanical engineering researchers capable of designing products based on knowledge of mechanics, material strength, energy conversion, design engineering, and production techniques.
  • Engineers demonstrating the ability to compete and work in a multicultural work environment through bilingual communication, application of information technology, and application of innovation to solve problems in the field of mechanical engineering.
  • Managers who are able to organize co-workers in studying engineering data and combine it with “market demands” to create products that can be used by the public.
  • Engineers demonstrating decision-making ability based on data and information analysis and making accountability for achievement of results.
  • Engineers and managers who create an atmosphere of professional co-operation and are committed to ethical values ​​with accountability to work.

Mechanical Engineering

+ Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (S1)

Degree Plan

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Curriculum Structure

Curriculum Structure Table Mechanical Engineering