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Welcome to The J. Mike Walker '66 Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University!

For leadership related issues please call 979-845-1251 or email Mechanical Engineering.

Andreas A. Polycarpou

  • Professor, Mechanical Engineering
  • James J. Cain Chair Professor
  • Department Head, Mechanical Engineering
Andreas A. Polycarpou

For inquiries to Dr. Polycarpou, contact: Abby Dumas


Daniel A. McAdams

  • Professor, Mechanical Engineering
  • Robert H. Fletcher Professor
  • Associate Department Head of Research and Strategic Initiatives, Mechanical Engineering
Daniel A. McAdams

For inquiries to Dr. McAdams, contact: Megan Simison


Prabhakar Pagilla

  • Professor, Mechanical Engineering
  • James J. Cain Professor II
  • Associate Department Head of Undergraduate Programs, Mechanical Engineering
  • Director, Advanced Robotics Manufacturing Institute
Prabhakar Pagilla

For inquiries to Dr. Pagilla, contact: Gregory Kunkle


Bryan Rasmussen

  • Professor, Mechanical Engineering
  • Associate Department Head for Graduate Programs, Mechanical Engineering
  • Director, Distance Learning M.ENG Program, Mechanical Engineering
Bryan Rasmussen

For inquiries to Dr. Rasmussen, contact: Sandra Havens


Heather Lewis

  • Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering
  • Director of Undergraduate Programs, Mechanical Engineering
Heather Lewis

M. Cynthia Hipwell

  • Professor, Mechanical Engineering
  • Oscar S. Wyatt, Jr. '45 Chair II Professor
  • Chair, Faculty Mentoring and Success, Mechanical Engineering
  • Member, National Academy of Engineering
M. Cynthia Hipwell