Department of Mechanical Engineering
Dr. Joseph Tipton, Associate Professor and Chair
Dr. A. Fort Gwinn, Professor and Associate Dean
Dr. Richard Gregory, Associate Professor
Dr. Kirsten Heikkinen Dodson, Assistant Professor
The Department of Mechanical Engineering is responsible for the curriculum leading to the Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering. Mechanical Engineering provides a broad program of study covering a wide range of topics in thermal and mechanical systems.
Students completing this degree are prepared for careers in industries such as automotive, manufacturing, military & commercial research and development, aerodynamic flight/aerospace, and more.