Dr. Kiran Bhaganagar has been elected to the grade of Associate Fellow – Class of 2019 in the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). AIAA Associate Fellows are individuals of distinction who have made notable and valuable contributions to the arts, sciences, or technology of aeronautics or astronautics. Dr. Bhaganagar has distinguished herself by
Paying Tribute to an Aviation Pioneer: Dee Howard Fellowship in Mechanical Engineering Dee Howard is a legend of the aviation industry in San Antonio, Texas and is internationally recognized for his development and certification of numerous aircraft safety and performance improvements, and refinements in aircraft flight characteristics. Dee began his career in the early recovery years
The mission of the Mechanical Engineering Department is to provide excellent educational and research opportunities to our undergraduate and graduate students who will contribute to the technological and economic development of the community, the region and the nation.
The faculty of the Department of Mechanical Engineering values excellence in teaching, research, and service to the community and the profession. Our students learn to be technically competent and socially responsible, while they acquire a solid background to perform diverse engineering functions; to succeed in graduate education; and acquire life-long learning skills.