Strategic Plan

In 2003, the Department of Mechanical Engineering developed a strategic plan to assist in the attainment of departmental goals and long-term objectives. This plan addressed the state of the department, presented a SWOT analysis (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats) and outlined areas of current and future research focus.

Vision of Mechanical Engineering
"The vision of the Department of Mechanical Engineering is to be the strongest contributor to the College of Engineering's vision of becoming a top ten engineering program by employing a system of continuous quality improvement to move to top ten national status while being recognized by its constituents as the dominant engineering program in the state."

Mission of Mechanical Engineering
"Educate students to become professionals who are prepared to enter practice, and to engage in advanced and lifelong learning, in the profession of mechanical engineering."

The text of the department's Strategic Plan PDF Icon is available for viewing.

Last Updated: Dec 13, 2016