Department Chair: Hamid Hefazi
Department Office: ECS - 635
Telephone: (562) 985-1563
Faculty: Behnam Bahr, Eric G. Besnard, Hsun-Hu Chen, Hsin-Piao Chen, Mihir K. Das (Emeritus), Ramin Esfandiari, Hamid Hefazi, Min-Ten Jahn, Bei Lu, Panadda Marayong, Ortwin Ohtmer (Emeritus), Hamid R. Rahai, Thomas Robinson (Emeritus), Reza Toossi, Jalal Torabzadeh, Parviz Yavari, Hsien-Yang Yeh
Undergraduate Advisors: Jalal Torabzadeh (ME Program Coordinator), Hsun Hu Chen (AE), Parviz Yavari (ET)
General Education Advising: Academic Advising - Horn Center
Graduate Advisors: Hamid Rahai (ME), Hsin-Piao Chen (AE)
Administrative Support Coordinator: Leanne Hayes
Students desiring detailed information should contact the department for referral to one of the faculty advisors.
Mechanical Engineer • Aerospace Engineer • Facilities Engineer • Manufacturing Engineer • Design Engineer • Sales Engineer • Plant Engineer • Safety Engineer • Tool Engineer • Project Engineer • Utilization/Test Engineer • Automotive Engineer • Production Engineer • Manufacturing Engineer • Standards Engineer • Industrial Engineer • Factory Plant Layout Engineer • Material Schedule • Tool Planner • Safety Engineer • Product Safety Engineer • Production Planner • Statistician • Staff Assistant Specification Writer • Tooling Quality Assurance Worker • Quality Planning Analyst • Process Engineering • Estimator • Manufacturing Engineering • Quality Engineer • Supervisor Vendor Quality • Production Engineer • Material Schedule • Quality Control Technician • Configuration Analyst • Quality Manager • Production Manager • Industrial Engineering • Production Safety Engineer • Safety Engineer • Metrologist • Liaison Worker • Methods and Time-Study Engineer • Traffic Control Engineer • Technical Sales Representative • Process Engineer • Estimator • Associate Engineer • Field Engineer (Some of these, and other careers, require additional education or experience. For more information, see www.careers.csulb.edu.)
The Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering and the Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202 – telephone (410) 347-7700; website: http://www.abet.org.
The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering continuously seeks input from its students, alumni, employers, community, and industry leaders in order to improve its programs and ensure that students receive the best possible education and training. It is supported by a professional Advisory and Development Council (ADC) comprised of outstanding engineers and executives from industry and government in Southern California. The role of the ADC is to form a liaison between the University and industry and to help the administration and faculty remain informed of modern engineering practices.
The mission of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) is to fulfill the needs of students, of industry and government, and of the local, national, and global community in the area of mechanical and aerospace engineering education and research.
The mission is implemented through the following objectives:
Promote mechanical and aerospace engineering at the University and the broader community.
To achieve this mission, the department offers the following programs:
Students have the benefit of joining the student chapters of professional societies:
As student members of professional societies, students can attend local, regional, national, and international meetings and conferences, participate in student contests, become eligible for sponsored scholarships, interact with professionals from industry, and many other benefits.