Department of Mechanical Engineering

Parent unit(s): College of Science and Engineering

Unit Contact Information

US mailing address: 111 Church Street SE, 1100 Mechanical Engineering, Minneapolis MN 55455  Map

Campus mail address: 1100 MechE, del code 0691

Phone number: (612) 625-0705

Fax number: (612) 626-1854

http://www.me.umn.edu

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Employee Information

  • Department HeadUwe Kortshagen, 1100C Mechanical Engineering, (612) 626-2546, korts001@umn.edu

    • Assistant to the Department HeadPamela Wilson, 1100B Mechanical Engineering, (612) 625-9315, pwilson@umn.edu

    • Executive Assistant to the Department HeadKaron Mooney, 1100D Mechanical Engineering, (612) 626-2289, mooney@umn.edu

  • Associate Department HeadWilliam Durfee, 1100A Mechanical Engineering, (612) 625-0099, wkdurfee@umn.edu

  • Academic Support

    • Director of Graduate StudiesChristopher Hogan, 103 Mechanical Engineering, (612) 626-8312, hogan108@umn.edu

      • Assistant Academic AdvisorJohn Gardner, 1120 Mechanical Engineering, (612) 625-2009, gardn032@umn.edu

    • Director of Undergraduate StudiesThomas Chase, 305 Mechanical Engineering, (612) 625-0308, trchase@umn.edu

      • Student Support Services AssociateJeanne Sitzmann, 1120 Mechanical Engineering, (612) 625-5842, sitzm001@umn.edu

    • Co-op Program DirectorFrank Kelso, 3104 Mechanical Engineering, (612) 626-0714, kelso001@umn.edu

      • Administrator and Course FacilitatorJill Rivard, (612) 625-5326, co-op@umn.edu

      • Course FacilitatorRosemary Davis

      • Course FacilitatorPeter Loeffler

      • Course FacilitatorAnne Saari

  • Accounting / Payroll / Purchasing

    • Principal Accounts SpecialistJulie Gilasevitch, 1100 Mechanical Engineering, (612) 625-4099, mepurch@umn.edu

    • Finance Professional 2Gail Johansen, 1100 Mechanical Engineering, (612) 625-6645, meacctng@umn.edu

    • Principal Accounts SpecialistHaewon Jun, 1100 Mechanical Engineering, mepurch@umn.edu

    • Principal Accounts SpecialistMargaux Lassegard, 1100 Mechanical Engineering, (612) 624-3355, mepay@umn.edu

    • Finance Professional 2Katie Sauer, 1100 Mechanical Engineering, (612) 624-3498, meacctng@umn.edu

  • Communications

    • Communications AssociateAudrey Millard, 1100 Mechanical Engineering, (612) 626-0738, meweb@umn.edu

  • Computer and Network Administration--Enet, 376 Mechanical Engineering, (612) 626-9800, enet@enet.umn.edu

    • Computer Systems AdministratorRaymond Muno

    • System and Database Design and AdministratorHokan

    • System and Database Design and AdministratorPaul Markfort

  • Faculty Support

    • Executive Office and Administrative SpecialistJennifer Dahal, 3101 Mechanical Engineering, (612) 626-8111, jdahal@umn.edu

    • Grants and Contracts Professional 1Annette Fritze, 213 Mechanical Engineering, (612) 625-6023, fritz283@umn.edu

    • Principal Office and Administrative SpecialistHeidi Hovde, 1100 Mechanical Engineering, (612) 625-0140, mefront@umn.edu

    • Principal Office and Administrative SpecialistTeresa Nieszner, 1120 Mechanical Engineering, (612) 625-7638, carl1213@umn.edu

    • Program andProject SpecialistVictoria Piorek, 2101 Mechanical Engineering, (612) 625-6808, pior0003@umn.edu

  • Research Shop

  • Shipping, Receiving and Building

    • Shipping and Receiving and Building AssistantRichard Maharaj, 1124 Mechanical Engineering, (612) 625-1301, mebuild@umn.edu

  • Researchers

    • Jacob Achtemeier

    • Lee Alexander

    • Sheng-Chieh Chen

    • Brian Davis

    • Peter Easterlund

    • Brandon Hathaway

    • Nichole Morris

    • Bernard Olson

    • Qisheng Ou

    • Mark Stolzenburg

    • Darrick Zarling

  • Faculty Research Laboratories and Centers

  • Student Groups of Interest

Faculty and Instructors

Regents Professor: Richard Goldstein

Regents Professor Emeritus: Benjamin Liu

Distinguished McKnight University Professors: John Bischof, Uwe Kortshagen, David Pui

Professors: Thomas Chase, Tianhong Cui, Jane Davidson, Max Donath, William Durfee, Arthur Erdman, Sean Garrick, Steven Girshick, Allison Hubel, David Kittelson, Barney Klamecki, Ephraim Sparrow, Kim Stelson, Paul Strykowski, Zongxuan Sun, Kumar Tamma

Professors Emeriti: Perry Blackshear, Edward Fletcher, Warren Ibele, Thomas Kuehn, Tarald Kvålseth, Virgil Marple, Katsuhiko Ogata, Suhas Patankar, Subbiah Ramalingam, James Ramsey, Patrick Starr

Associate Professors: Alptekin Aksan, Jennifer Alexander, Peter Bruggeman, Traian Dumitricã, Christopher Hogan, Michael McAlpine, Lian Shen, James Van de Ven

Assistant Professors: Julianna Abel, Cari Dutcher, Jiarong Hong, Suhasa Kodandaramaiah, Timothy Kowalewski, William Northrop, Vinod Srinivasan, Xiaojia Wang, Rusen Yang

Teaching Professor: Frank Kelso

Send update requests to mooney@umn.edu.