Department of Mechanical Engineering
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Mechanical Engineering External Advisory Board

The Advisory Board of the Department of Mechanical Engineering provides assistance in facilitating the highest quality of mechanical education at Michigan State. The Board reports to the Chair of Mechanical Engineering   and makes appropriate recommendations or reports to the Department Chair.

The Board

Acts as an advisory group to the Department Chair on specific issues.

Advises the Department to ensure that educational, research and outreach programs stay attuned to the needs of Department stakeholders such as industry (private and public corporations), governmental bodies, academic institutions, non-profits and the community. 

Advises on the undergraduate and graduate curriculum of the Department.

Advises and assist the Department on ways to raise resources from Department stakeholders.

Serves as an advocate to represent the Department’s interests to Department stakeholders and to the Administration of the University.