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Welcome from the Director

Welcome to the School of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Materials Engineering at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. The school offers the Bachelor of Science, accredited by ABET-Engineering Accreditation Commission, and Master of Science (MS) degrees in Mechanical Engineering and participates in the College-wide Doctoral (Ph.D.) program in Engineering Science. The school currently has 169 BS, 25 MS and 9 Ph.D. students in the program.

The school has high quality, dedicated faculty members that deliver outstanding teaching and conduct research that impacts the following national and international needs in the areas of:

  1. Mechanical Design and Systems,
  2. Thermal and Fluid Science,
  3. Aerospace engineering.
  4. Biomedical Engineering,
  5. Materials Science and Engineering,
  6. Energy Engineering,

In addition, the director of Materials Technology Center (MTC) is also a member of the school. The faculty receive millions of dollars for research funding from various industries, as well as federal and state funding agencies. Our distinguished faculty makes us one of the most diverse schools in the state. The students may take technical elective courses in the thrust areas of mechanical systems, thermal and fluid engineering/science, aerospace engineering, materials, and energy engineering. Our students are demonstrating their outstanding abilities by participating in: Formula SAE Race Car, NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge, and Design Challenge competitions. Please feel free to explore our website for more information about the school. If you need additional information, please contact us at:

School of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Materials Engineering
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

1230 Lincoln Drive, Mail Code 6603
Carbondale, IL, 62901