B.S. Mechanical Engineering

The Mechanical Engineering bachelor’s program provides the opportunity for developing proficiency in a technical specialty within the field. Electives within the program emphasize mechanical design, energy systems, manufacturing processes, materials engineering and biomedical engineering.

Summary

  • We expect our graduates to be successfully engaged in the Mechanical Engineering design processes and the practical application of engineering theory, methods and practices, including alternative energy systems, manufacturing, controls, robotics, materials, and biomedical systems and devices.
  • We expect our graduates to advance their professional growth and development through activities such as graduate study in engineering, professional registration and continuing education, with some graduates transitioning into other professional fields.
  • We expect our graduates to be effectively engaged in service to their professional societies as well as their local, national or global communities.
  • An ability to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science and mathematics.           
  • An ability to apply both analysis and synthesis in the engineering design process, resulting in designs that meet desired needs.
  • An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.
  • 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 and societal contexts.
  • An ability to recognize the ongoing need for additional knowledge and locate, evaluate, integrate and apply this knowledge appropriately.
  • An ability to function effectively on teams that establish goals, plan tasks, meet deadlines and analyze risk and uncertainty.

 

Core Faculty

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Chester, Shawn A.

Assistant Professor

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Chester, Shawn A.
Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
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305 MEC
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Datta, Dibakar

Assistant Professor

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Datta, Dibakar
Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
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MEC 307
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Fischer, Ian S.

Professor

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Fischer, Ian S.
Professor, Mechanical Engineering
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312 MEC
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Ji, Zhiming

Professor; ME Graduate Advisor

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Ji, Zhiming
Professor; ME Graduate Advisor, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
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MEC 318
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Lee, Eon Soo

Assistant Professor

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Lee, Eon Soo
Assistant Professor, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
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Mechanical Engineering Center 327
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Lu, Lu

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Lu, Lu
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326 mechanical
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Marras, Simone

Assistant Professor

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Marras, Simone
Assistant Professor, mechanincal eng.
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MEC 315
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Nadimpalli, Siva P.V.

Associate Professor

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Nadimpalli, Siva P.V.
Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering
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MEC 325A
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Narh, Kwabena A.

Professor, Associate Chair, Undergraduate Advisor

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Narh, Kwabena A.
Professor, Associate Chair, Undergraduate Advisor, Mechanical Engineering
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202 MEC
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Rao, I. Joga

Professor & Chair

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Rao, I. Joga
Professor & Chair, Mechanical Engineering
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203
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Rosato, Anthony D.

Professor

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Rosato, Anthony D.
Professor, Mechanical Engineering
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MEC 320
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Singh, Pushpendra

Professor

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Singh, Pushpendra
Professor, Mechanical Engineering
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313 Mech
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Sodhi, Rajpal Singh

Professor

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Sodhi, Rajpal Singh
Professor, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
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311 MEC
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Zhu, Chao

Professor

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Zhu, Chao
Professor, Mechanical Engineering
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304 Mechanical Engineering Center

Advisement

Jonathan Smitherson

Narh, Kwabena A.

Professor, Associate Chair, Undergraduate Advisor

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Narh, Kwabena A.
Professor, Associate Chair, Undergraduate Advisor, Mechanical Engineering
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202 MEC