Welcome to
the Walker Department
of Mechanical Engineering

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Leadership

Rick Neptune

Richard Neptune

Department Chair

After 15 years as an accomplished Texas Engineering faculty member, Rick Neptune assumed the role of chair of the Department of Mechanical Engineering in September 2016. An internationally recognized leader in biomechanics, he leads the UT Austin Neuromuscular Biomechanics Lab and has forged numerous research partnerships on and off campus.

 

Raul Longoria

Undergraduate Advisor
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Wei Li

Graduate Advisor
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News

Mechanical Engineering Graduate Program Ranked #10 in the Nation

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Joesph Beaman Wins International Award for Production Engineering

Dr. Joesph Beaman, Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering has been honored with the General Pierre Nicolau Award from the International Academy of Production Engineering (CIRP)

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Alumnus Shares Empowering Journey as a Pioneering Texas Engineer

Growing up picking cotton on his family’s ranch in Austin, Texas, Milton Lee thought his future had already been written. That was, until a STEM teacher at his segregated school showed him the possibility of another path.

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S.V. Sreenivasan Elected to the National Academy of Engineering

The National Academy of Engineering has elected S.V. Sreenivasan, professor in the Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin as part of the Class of 2021.

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Our Nobel Laureate

On December 10, 2019, John B. Goodenough received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his contributions to the development of the lithium-ion battery.

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John Goodenough Nobel prize
 

Research Areas

#10

Undergraduate  & Graduate Mechanical Engineering Program

1

Nobel Prize Recipient

100+

Years of Excellence in Education

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