Engineering with Engineers

Located in the center of one of the world’s technology and engineering hubs, the Mechanical Engineering Department is committed to student learning and professional formation. Our technically rigorous, design-focused education is situated in a collaborative environment that emphasizes individual attention and connections to industry.

Our Mission

The mission of the Mechanical Engineering Department is to provide a technically rigorous, design-focused education in a collaborative environment that emphasizes individual attention and connections to industry, while preparing students to help create a more just and humane world. 

The Mechanical Engineering department programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

Learn About The National Science Foundation "RED" Grant - $1.86m for "Engineering With Engineers" Education & Research

Student-Faculty Ratio

Seattle University prides itself on small class sizes and direct instruction from faculty.

Best Undergraduate Engineering Program
Complete Industry-Sponsored Projects

All undergraduate engineering students partner with local businesses to solve problems through SU's Project Center

Engineering Accreditation Commission


Mechanical Engineering News

 Fields of Study & Careers in Mechanical Engineering
  • Robotics & Machineries
  • Energy & Environment
  • Medical Devices
  • Transportation
  • Research & Education

Mechanical Engineering Faculty and Staff Group Photo


The Mechanical Engineering faculty and staff is looking forward to making the 2021-22 academic year your best yet!

Contact Mechanical Engineering

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General Inquiries

All Questions Welcome

Teodora Shuman

Dr. Teodora Shuman

Department Chair

(206) 296-5535

Kara Reichenbach

Kara Reichenbach

Senior Administrative Assistant

(206) 296-5540