- Arunachalam Raj Rajendran - Chair and Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Interim Chair of Civil Engineering
229 Carrier Hall
University, MS 38677
The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers the Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (B.S.M.E.) degree. Mechanical engineering is a fundamental discipline that emphasizes problem solving related to mechanical, materials, fluid, thermal, and environmental systems. An emphasis in manufacturing is also available under the B.S.M.E. degree in cooperation with the Center for Manufacturing Excellence.
At the graduate level, the department has offerings for the Master of Science (M.S.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in engineering science with an emphasis in mechanical engineering. The latter graduate degrees are listed under the School of Engineering.
The following undergraduate engineering programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org: Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Bachelor of Science in Geological Engineering, and Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (BSCS) program of the Department of Computer and Information Science is accredited as a Computer Science program by the Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET, https://www.abet.org.