The Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering is a thriving hub of cutting-edge research and teaching. With 35 Faculty Members and approximately 110 Graduate Students (inclusive of Engineering Sciences Graduate Students who work with MIE Faculty), the Department conducts extensive research, publishes in top-tier high-impact academic journals, competes for major research funding, and boasts national titles.
Since the end of the Nineteenth Century, the Department has contributed to Louisiana's economy by solving problems, generating innovations, and training future Mechanical and Industrial Engineers to make meaningful contributions in today's workforce.

Capstone Design

Mechanical Engineers prepare for careers in industry or research by designing and testing inventions.

Capstone Design

Prospective Students

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Current Students

Already a current Mechanical or Industrial Engineering Student? Click below for helpful resources.





MIE Faculty and Graduate Students conduct breakthrough research on Biotechnology, Energy, Helathcare, Materials, and Manufacturing. Explore their Research by clicking below.


Graduate Student Conference

MIE Graduate Students have presented their research findings to the University Community for the previous fifteen years. Click below to see information on previous years' Graduate Student Conferences.

Previous Graduate Student Conferences

Sid Fuchs Seminars

Mr. Sid Fuchs, Chair Emeritus of the MIE Board of Advisors and ME Industry Advisory Council, sponsors a panel of presenters to discuss their research or work every Friday afternoon during the Fall and Spring Semesters. Find information on previous Sid Fuchs Seminars by clicking below.

Previous Sid Fuchs Seminars

Contact Us

The Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering is located in 3261 Patrick F. Taylor Hall. Click below to learn more about contacting us.

Contact Us


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