Kurt Bassett, Department Head
Zhong Hu, Professor/Graduate Coordinator
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Crothers Engineering Hall 216, Box 2219
The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers programs of study leading to the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) and Master of Science (M.S.) degrees in Mechanical Engineering, as well as a minor in Sustainable Energy Systems. A Ph.D. in Agricultural, Biosystems, and Mechanical Engineering (ABME) is also offered. The department is focused on developing students’ problem-solving talents, built upon a solid understanding of the scientific and mathematical principles that guide engineers. The faculty members are dedicated to providing a challenging and effective learning environment. They continue to build upon their considerable expertise through engineering research and practice.
The mission of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, in support of the mission of the College of Engineering, is to provide a highly respected, rigorous, and practical professional education for Mechanical Engineering students oriented toward applied problem solving; to conduct meaningful research which broadens the base of engineering and scientific knowledge with a regional emphasis; and to provide technical assistance to existing and emerging businesses, industry and government.
Kurt Bassett, Department Head and Professor
Fereidoon Delfanian, Professor
Marco Ciarcià, Assistant Professor
Jeffrey Doom, Assistant Professor
Stephen Gent, Associate Professor
Zhong Hu, Professor
Todd Letcher, Assistant Professor
Gregory Michna, Associate Professor
Kim-Doang Nguyen, Assistant Professor
Anamika Prasad, Assistant Professor