Vision, Mission, and Goals

Vision Statement

To be a world leader in, and renowned for, mechanical engineering and research.

Mission Statement

To serve society through innovation and excellence in teaching and research.


Members of the department of Mechanical Engineering value:

  • Professionalism and integrity.
  • Scholarship and teaching excellence.
  • Commitment to students.
  • Partnerships and collegiality.
  • Initiative, innovation and willingness to change.
  • Community, the environment, and sustainability.

We hold these values as an integral frame of reference to inform our decisions and actions at every level and in every situation.


  • To maintain a high standard of mechanical engineering education through outstanding teaching, innovative curricula, and research training that reflect the changing needs of society.
  • To attract highly motivated students with enthusiasm, aptitude and interest in mechanical engineering.
  • To pursue excellence in research and technology transfer.
  • To recruit, retain, and develop the members of the Department.
  • To increase the public awareness of Departmental activities and the Mechanical Engineering profession.