Since its founding in 1913, the Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering has been a national leader in engineering education. In order to maintain our focus on developing future industry and academic leaders, maximizing our research capabilities and strengthening our national position, we need the continued support of our extraordinary alumni and friends.

Make an Annual Gift to the Department

Every year, gifts from alumni, parents, faculty, staff and others provide a vital stream of flexible funding that sustains and enhances the Mechanical Engineering student experience. The Cockrell School's generous annual fund supporters help to strengthen our academic programs and address immediate needs in the school and departments.

Show your support for the Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering, our students and our faculty by making a gift — of any size — to the department. Click the link below and search keyword 'Mechanical Engineering' to see a list of available funds. 

Mechanical Engineering Funds

  • Elevate ME: This initiative seeks to increase the number of women in the Mechanical Engineering department. 
  • Mechanical Engineering Endowed Excellence Fund: This fund supports various programs within the Mechanical Engineering department
  • Friends of Alex Annual Fund for Mechanical Engineering: This fund supports the highest priorities within the Mechanical Engineering department
  • Mechanical Engineering Strategic Priorities Endowed Excellence Fund: This fund supports the strategic priorities set by the Mechanical Engineering department

For more information on how to give, contact Maggie Scott at 636-751-3589 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Make a Gift