Mechanical Engineering is one of the basic disciplines of the engineering profession, which concerns itself with the design, construction and use of a variety of equipment ranging from manufacturing and power generating equipment to consumer goods. Training of graduates in Mechanical Engineering at the Olabisi Onabanjo University will specifically take account of the following:
(i) Provision of broad based academic and practical training to achieve mastery in Mechanical Engineering concepts of design, manufacturing, installation, machine operation and service, marketing, consultancy, research and development.
(ii) Equipping the graduates with enough basic principles of maintenance and repair required to cope with the current industrial status of the country, whereby most machine tools and equipment are imported.
(iii) Harnessing of energy resources and conversion into varieties of intended end-use.
(iv) Production of high level man-power capable of working independently through self-employment as well generating employment for the unemployed.
(v) Training individuals in the standard engineering practices as applicable to the modern techniques; formulating solutions to the various industrial, manufacturing, and service delivery problems prevalent in our society.