Department of Mechanical Engineering

COVID-19 Information:

Due to the COVID-19 situation the ME Department office will be virtually open for business through email M-F 8:00 am - 5 pm.

Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 courses will be offered online.  Advising will also be online.  Please see below for information on how to reach an advisor.

Mechanical Engineering (ME) and Material Science and Engineering (MSE) Advisors

We realize this is a challenging time for our students.  Please contact an advisor or the department chair, Dr. Warter-Perez, if you need any assistance, academic or otherwise, and we will do our best to help you. 

Our department coordinator, Mayra Alonzo, can help with permits, enrollment-related help, general information, and making appointments with the Department Chair for advising (Mayra can be reached at [email protected]).

 

Advisor Name and Contact Information

Zoom Advising Hours*

Zoom Meeting Information

Help With

Dr. Nancy Warter-Perez, ME Department Chair

[email protected]

 

Please email Dr. Warter-Perez ([email protected]) to set up an appointment.

Appointments:

Mon 10 - 11 am

Tues 4 - 6 pm

Wed 2 - 4 pm 

Thurs 5 - 6 pm

 

https://calstatela.zoom.us/j/91729234403

Meeting ID: 917 2923 4403
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+16699006833,,91729234403# US (San Jose)

You can also email Dr. Warter-Perez with your ME undergraduate and graduate advising questions.

Please let us know if you need to schedule an appointment at a different time.

ME BS and MS General Advising, Advising for Reinstatements, Probation, Leaves of Absence, and other Exceptional Circumstances

Dr. Jeffrey Santner, Principal ME Undergraduate Advisor

[email protected]

Tues 2pm - 5pm

Wed 2pm - 5pm

https://calstatela.zoom.us/j/97891730796

You can also email Dr. Santner with your ME undergraduate advising questions.

ME BS Program Info, Course Planning, Academic Concerns

Dr. Travis Hu, Principal ME Graduate Advisor

[email protected]

Thurs 4:30pm - 5:30pm

https://calstatela.zoom.us/j/5826074525

Email Dr. Hu with your ME graduate advising questions and to schedule an appointment.

ME MS Program Info, Course Planning, Academic Concerns

Dr. Mohsen Eshraghi, MSE Director

[email protected]

Tues 4:30pm - 5:00pm 
Thurs 4:30pm - 5:00pm 

https://calstatela.zoom.us/j/164610256

Email Dr. Eshraghi with your MSE advising questions or to make an appointment.

MSE MS Program Info, Course Planning, Academic Concerns

Dr. J. Chris Bachman, Undergraduate Advisor

[email protected]

Mon 12pm - 1pm 
Thurs 5pm - 6pm

https://calstatela.zoom.us/j/9561891801?pwd=ZWxmMDB5ZEZZbUs4aXVLU0hicGp2UT09

ME BS Program Info, Course Planning, Academic Concerns

Dr. Mathias Brieu, Undergraduate Advisor

[email protected]

Mon 1 pm - 2:30pm 
Wed 1pm -2:30pm 

https://calstatela.zoom.us/j/7646727882

ME BS Program Info, Course Planning, Academic Concerns

Dr. Jim Kuo, Undergraduate Advisor

[email protected]

Fri 9am - 10am  & 1pm - 2pm

https://calstatela.zoom.us/j/93111257077          

ME BS Program Info, Course Planning, Academic Concerns

Dr. Arturo Pacheco-Vega, Graduate Advisor

[email protected]

ME Advising by email and appointment

 

ME MS Program Info, Course Planning, Academic Concerns

Dr. David Raymond, Undergraduate Advisor

[email protected]

Mon 11:40am - 12:40pm
Tues 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Wed 11am - 12pm 

https://calstatela.zoom.us/j/5041169937

ME BS Program Info, Course Planning, Academic Concerns

Dr. He Shen, Graduate Advisor

[email protected]

Mon 4:20pm - 5:20pm 
Wed 4:20pm - 5:20pm 

https://calstatela.zoom.us/j/836384477

ME MS Program Info, Course Planning, Academic Concerns

       

*If you are unable to reach an advisor via Zoom, send them an email or contact the Department Coordinator, Mayra Alonzo at [email protected]

Welcome

Mechanics, thermal science, design, machinery, instrumentation, automation, robotics. Mechanical Engineering is one of the most exciting branches of engineering, requiring professionals to have a broad knowledge of many scientific areas. Because of this, the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Cal State L.A. offers a deep curriculum that covers many specializations. The breadth and flexibility of Cal State L.A.'s Mechanical Engineering program allows graduates access into a variety of engineering careers. 

As a Mechanical Engineering student, you could be putting yourself on the path to an exciting career in such fields as solar power, high speed ground transportation, manufacturing, environmental protection, and mechatronics. Whatever specialization you choose, Cal State L.A.'s Mechanical Engineering program will prepare you for the next step in your career development, whether it's immediate employment upon graduation, entrance into an advanced degree program or employment in a research or teaching capacity.

Department Vision

To be recognized internationally as a benchmark for excellence, innovation, integrity, and distinctiveness in bachelor's and master's level education taught from a global perspective.

Department Mission

To provide our students with innovative learning experiences and service opportunities and to graduate well educated professionals who are prepared to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing world.

 

The Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org

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