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Accreditation Features

The Mechanical Engineering undergraduate program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET http://www.abet.org.


Program Educational Objectives

  1. Graduates are employed as mechanical engineers or in other professional fields that would benefit from a mechanical engineering education.

  2. Graduates pursue advanced studies or engage in life-long learning activities.

    (Reviewed/Revised:  October 2012)

Student Outcomes

(a) apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering

(b) design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data;

(c) design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs;

(d) function on multi-disciplinary teams;

(e) identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems;

(f) understand professional and ethical responsibility;

(g) communicate effectively;

(h) understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context with a broad education;

(i) recognize the need for, and engage in life-long learning;

(j) be knowledgeable about contemporary issues;

(k) use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice;

(l) work professionally in both energy and mechanical systems areas including the design and realization of physical systems, components, or processes

(Reviewed/Revised:  October 2012)

Enrollment and Graduation Data:

(Fall 2013 Semester Census) Full Time / Part Time 191 / 49
Number of Graduates in 2012-13 Academic Year 33
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Dr. Steve Wayne from Mechanical Engineering to lead Propane Mower Workshop to be held on campus, March 6th 2015.

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Dr. Sumanta Acharya is the new Chair of Mechanical Engineering.

Student awards

Dr. Sumanta Acharya receives the prestigious AIChE/ASME Donald Q. Kern Award

Dr. Gladius Lewis wins the 2013 Willard R. Sparks Eminent Faculty Award, The University of Memphis; May 2013

Dr. Gladius Lewis delivers the Keynote address, ”Improved Acrylic Bone Cements for Orthopaedic and Spinal Applications“, delivered at ATA 2nd Global Biomedical Materials Congress, Shanghai, China, February 14, 2014

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