Student Organizations

Student Organizations

The following student teams and organizations are specific to, or predominantly made up of mechanical engineering majors:

American Society of Mechanical Engineers: Villanova student chapter
Moderator: Dr. Aaron Wemhoff 
Activities:

  • Field trips
  • Regional conference
  • Beetlebots events

 

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics: Villanova student chapter
Moderator: Dr. Kenneth Kroos
Activities:

  • Visits to air museums
  • Aerodynamics projects

 

Formula SAE
A student project that designs and competes formula-style racing cars.
Moderators: Dr. Gary Gabriele and Dr. Jerry Jones 
Activities:

  • Competitions


Pi Tau Sigma

Mechanical Engineering honor society.
Moderator: Dr. Qianhong Wu 
Activities:

  • Tutoring

Visit the Student Organization web page for additional student teams and groups.

Accreditation:

Accreditation: The Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org

Department Mission Statement:

We are committed to providing a rigorous educational experience in the discipline of mechanical engineering, graduating well-rounded leaders and life-long learners, who aspire to achieving professional excellence. We are equally committed to the discovery, dissemination, advancement and application of cutting-edge research. Inspired by the Augustinian tradition, we value an inclusive and diverse community in which we prepare our students to demonstrate the highest ethical conduct and contribute to the well-being of humankind.

Department Chair

Amy Fleischer, PhD