BEng in Mechanical  Engineering

What is Mechanical Engineering?

Mechanical engineering plays a vital role in all engineering systems that involve moving parts, such as aeroplanes, building ventilation, automobile, medical equipment, power plants, robots, to name just a few. Mechanical engineers invent, design, analyze, operate and develop mechanical systems; they are
trained to cope with a variety of challenges and have a very broad career spectrum.

Teaching Areas

  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Applied Mathematics & Computer Programming
  • Biomechanical Engineering
  • Building Services Engineering
  • Control, Automation and Instrumentation
  • Design & Manufacturing
  • Dynamics, Vibration & Acoustics
  • Energy & Environment
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Management, Economics & Ethics
  • Materials and Nano-technologies
  • Mechanics of Solids
  • Thermal Engineering
The programme has choices of guided electives in biomechanical engineering, building services engineering, energy engineering, environmental engineering, materials science & engineering and of course the other general mechanical engineering subjects.

Career Prospects

Selected list of employers who hire our recent graduates Manufacturing: ASM Assembly Automation, Fong’s Industries, Johnson Electric. Transport & Public Utilities: Cathay Pacific, Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company, KMB, MTRC, China Light and Power, Hongkong Electric, Hong Kong & China Gas. Building, Construction & Consulting Firms: ATAL Engineering, Gammon Construction, Maunsell-AECOM, Ove Arup & Partners, Wong & Ouyang Ltd., WSP Hong Kong Ltd., Meinhardt, Hsin Chong, Jardine Engineering Corporation, Southa, Parson Brinckerchoff (Asia) Ltd., Swire Properties, Sun Hung Kai Property Ltd.
Government: Airport Authority, Electrical and Mechanical Services Department, Environmental Protection Department, Water Supplies Department, Drainage Services Department, Architectural Services Department, Housing Department.
Finance and Insurance: AXA, Hang Seng Bank, Hong Kong Monetary Authority, HSBC Bank


Dr. P.K.L. Chan
Tel: (852) 3917 2634

Dr. B.P.L. Ho
Tel: (852) 3917 8553


Room 501, Haking Wong Building, 
Faculty of Engineering, 
The University of Hong Kong, 
Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong.

Tel: (852) 3917 2803

Fax: (852) 2546 9142

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