Engineering with Engineers

Located in the center of one of the world’s technology and engineering hubs, the Mechanical Engineering Department is committed to student learning and professional formation. Our technically rigorous, design-focused education is situated in a collaborative environment that emphasizes individual attention and connections to industry.

Our Mission

The mission of the Mechanical Engineering Department is to provide a technically rigorous, design-focused education in a collaborative environment that emphasizes individual attention and connections to industry, while preparing students to help create a more just and humane world. 

The Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,, under the General Criteria and the Mechanical and Similarly Named Engineering Program Criteria.


Student-Faculty Ratio

Seattle University prides itself on small class sizes and direct instruction from faculty.

Best Undergraduate Engineering Program
Complete Industry-Sponsored Projects

All undergraduate engineering students partner with local businesses to solve problems through SU's Project Center

Mechanical Engineering News

 Fields of Study & Careers in Mechanical Engineering
  • Robotics & Machineries
  • Energy & Environment
  • Medical Devices
  • Transportation
  • Research & Education


ME Department Photo 2022-23


The Mechanical Engineering faculty and staff is looking forward to making the 2023-24 academic year your best yet!

Contact Mechanical Engineering

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General Inquiries

All Questions Welcome

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Teodora Shuman

Dr. Teodora Shuman

Department Chair

(206) 296-5535

Kara Reichenbach

Kara Reichenbach

Senior Administrative Assistant

(206) 296-5540