The University of Texas at San Antonio is a multicultural discovery enterprise institution with more than 32,000 students. It is the largest university in the San Antonio metropolitan region.


Our Mission

The University of Texas at San Antonio is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through research and discovery, teaching and learning, community engagement and public service. As an institution of access and excellence, UTSA embraces multicultural traditions and serves as a center for intellectual and creative resources as well as a catalyst for socioeconomic development and the commercialization of intellectual property – for Texas, the nation and the world.

Our Vision

To be a premier public research university, providing access to educational excellence and preparing citizen leaders for the global environment.

Our Core Values

We encourage an environment of dialogue and discovery, where integrity, excellence, inclusiveness, respect, collaboration and innovation are fostered.


Our Campuses

UTSA has four campuses: Main Campus, Downtown Campus, Hemisfair Campus and Park West Campus.

Main Campus

With 104 buildings on 600 acres, the Main Campus houses the Business, Education and Human Development, Engineering, Liberal and Fine Arts, Sciences, and Honors Colleges. In 2019, the Large-Scale Testing Laboratory is scheduled to open for engineering students. The new Science and Engineering Building is scheduled for completion in 2020. Public-private partnerships are providing opportunities for new housing and retail along UTSA Boulevard.

Downtown Campus

2018 was a momentous year for the Downtown Campus, located west of IH-35, and for the city of San Antonio as plans were announced over the next ten years to add a School of Data Science, a School of Entrepreneurship. A National Security Collaboration Center, an Urban Education Institute, and an Urban Science Institute downtown in the heart of the city. Plans have also been announced for additional housing as UTSA works with the City of San Antonio and Bexar County to anchor a high technology corridor.

Hemisfair Campus

At the Hemisfair Campus, the Institute of Texan Cultures hosts exhibits and live performances. Through its research, collections, exhibits and programs, the Institute promotes an understanding and appreciation of Texas and Texans.

Park West Campus

The 125-acre Park West Campus, which sits less than two miles from the Main Campus, is home to a soccer field and a track-and-field stadium. It serves Roadrunner athletes and is designated as a host site for community sporting events.

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The University of Texas at San Antonio

The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers advanced coursework integrated with research leading to the Doctor of Philosophy degree in Mechanical Engineering. The pro ... [+]

Program Overview

The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers advanced coursework integrated with research leading to the Doctor of Philosophy degree in Mechanical Engineering. The program has four concentrations: Thermal and Fluid Systems; Design and Manufacturing Systems; Mechanics and Materials; and Robotics and Control. The Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering will be awarded to candidates who have displayed an in-depth understanding of the subject matter and demonstrated the ability to make an original contribution to knowledge in their field of specialty.

Why pursue a Doctorate in Mechanical Engineering at UTSA? The Ph.D. program in Mechanical Engineering offers opportunities in both advanced course work and research to prepare students for leadership roles in engineering careers with industry, government, or educational institutions. The program emphasizes both theoretical and practical aspects by combining the teaching and research expertise of the University community with the resources of other San Antonio research institutions. The Graduate Faculty in Mechanical Engineering are nationally and internationally renowned and active in conducting cutting-edge research projects which provide both research experiences and financial support for our graduate students. Research taking place in the Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering program ... [-]
USA San Antonio
September 2019
Full time
8 years
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UTSA College of Engineering Focus on Research

Main Campus, 1 UTSA Circle
1 UTSA Circle, San Antonio, Texas, USA
Downtown Campus, 501 W. César E. Chávez Blvd.
TX 78207 San Antonio, Texas, USA
Hemisfair Campus, 801 E. César E. Chávez Blvd.
TX 78205-3209 San Antonio, Texas, USA
Park West Campus, 8000 North 1604 W.
TX 78249 San Antonio, Texas, USA