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Teodora Rutar Shuman, Ph.D.Department ChairENGR 513(206) email@example.com Seattle UniversityMechanical Engineering901 12th Avenue, ENGR 525 Seattle, WA 98122-1090
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The mission of the Department of Mechanical Engineering is to provide educational opportunities for students seeking to enter the mechanical engineering profession, so that they can achieve competence in the field while recognizing their social responsibilities. The program provides a strong foundation in the areas of mathematics, basic sciences, engineering theory and practice, and the humanities and social sciences. It encourages further self development and life-long intellectual achievement through personal reflection. The program seeks to build student skills in written and oral communication, socially, economically and environmentally responsible decision making, and professionalism.
The following program objectives have been designed to support both the Mechanical Engineering department and university missions:
Professional: attain a position in mechanical engineering or related field,
Personal: participate in ongoing personal and professional growth and learning as demonstrated by completion of advanced degrees or through other forms of continuing education, and
Societal: contribute to society or the profession through involvement in professional organizations or other service activity.
At the time of graduation, our Mechanical Engineering students are expected to have
(a) an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering,
(b) an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data,
(c) an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability,
(d) an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams,
(e) an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems,
(f) an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility,
(g) an ability to communicate effectively,
(h) the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context,
(i) a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning,
(j) a knowledge of contemporary issues, and
(k) an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
Six MEGR students win 2013-2014 Bannan Scholarships. See photo.
National Science Foundation awards $171,306 grant to support "Facilitating Problem-Based Learning with an Inverted Classroom". Read more.
MEGR Senior Adam Frank, '14, attended the 2013 Introduction to Design Thinking workshop at the Frye Art Museum.
See fun photos and read more of Dr. Christopher Stipe's 2013 undergraduate research activities.
MEGR Students Jamie Li, '14, and Marie Pahlmeyer, '14, Received Clare Boothe Luce Scholarships for Undergraduate Research. Read more.
Professor Christopher Stipe in collaboration with Chemistry Professor Ryan McLaughlin receive $199,000 Grant from the Murdock Charitable Trust to build a new laser spectroscopy laboratory for student training and undergraduate research.
Dr. Teodora Shuman and Dr. Greg Mason present "Novel Approach to Teaching Thermodynamics Labs" at the 2013 ASEE Conference Main Plenary II. See photo.
Dr. Christopher Stipe is newly appointed PACCAR Professor of Mechanical Engineering for 2013-2015. The funding will support undergraduate reserach involving the design and creation of new laser-based instrumentation.
Graduating Senior Laura Bower, '13, Receives Prestigious 2013 Provost's Award. Read more.
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