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 

  • Field trips
  • Regional conference
  • Beetlebots events


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

  • 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 

  • Competitions

Pi Tau Sigma

Mechanical Engineering honor society.
Moderator: Dr. Qianhong Wu 

  • Tutoring

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


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

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 of Mechanical Engineering

Amy Fleischer, PhD

Dr. Amy Fleischer, Professor
Phone: 610-519-4996