Mission Statement

Our Mission

The Mechanical Engineering (ME) Department, within a regional and global context, will prepare its students for a productive career in a competitive, dynamic, and technologically-based society; will advance the knowledge of mechanical engineering principles and applications; and will serve the public.

Our Vision

The Mechanical Engineering Department at Tennessee Tech aspires to be recognized globally for outstanding education and research, leading to well-qualified engineers who are adaptive professionals, inquisitive, entrepreneurial and successful in engineering practice, research, and public service.

Our Program Educational Objectives

With input from internal and external constituencies, the following objectives outline the expected accomplishments of students in the first few years following graduation: 

  • Our graduates excel in diverse career paths using their engineering knowledge and professional skills to address complex problems and make positive impacts on society. 
  • Our graduates serve their profession and the public as ethical team members and leaders with awareness of modern issues, commitment to inclusive collaboration, and effective communication. 
  • Our graduates practice adaptive learning, expanding and enhancing their knowledge, creativity, and skills through professional development, continuing education, and/or earning advanced degrees.

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