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Welcome to The J. Mike Walker '66 Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University!
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Giving to the J. Mike Walker '66 Department of Mechanical Engineering is critical to continuing the legacy of our nationally recognized standards of educational excellence and is now easier than ever. The Texas A&M Foundation has recently opened its GiveNow secure online giving website, and it is available to use for direct contributions to the mechanical engineering department. 

Development Officers

Adam Quisenberry

  • Director of Development, Mechanical Engineering
  • Phone: 979-458-6561
Adam Quisenberry

Kevin McGinnis '82

  • Senior Director of Corporate Relations, College of Engineering
  • Phone: 979-845-8161
Kevin McGinnis '82

Meg Guerra '98

  • Planned Giving Officer, College of Engineering
  • Phone: 979-845-8161
Meg Guerra '98

Former Student Engagement Opportunities

As a former student of the mechanical engineering department, your involvement — including presenting to students, attending student presentations, engaging in student programs and sponsoring projects — has the potential to critically enhance the outcomes for current students. 


Giving Opportunities

The J. Mike Walker '66 Department of Mechanical Engineering currently has several giving opportunities. Please make a selection from the choices presented: 

Mechanical Engineering Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarships

These funds directly support our students by providing scholarships and fellowships through a competitive process.

Mechanical Engineering Excellence Fund

These funds provide general support to the department for a variety of endeavors that include professional development for faculty, staff and students, student organization support; development activities; award recognition and more.

Mechanical Engineering Infrastructure Renovation Fund

These funds provide support for the improvement and renovation of the department’s facilities, including student study spaces, research laboratories and more. 

Student Development Fund

To provide a truly impactful learning experience to our students, we must be able to venture outside of the classroom. In order to provide meaningful content, the student development fund can be utilized for study abroad opportunities, emergency scholarships, bring in esteemed guest lecturers or public speakers and ensure that student groups have financial means to attend national conferences and competitions.

Mechanical Engineering Advancement Fund/Industry Advisory Council Fund

The Mechanical Engineering Advancement/Industry Advisory Council Fund provides support to recruit and retain the best faculty and students through faculty fellowships, endowed undergraduate scholarships, department head strategic initiatives and faculty and staff recognition and support

Rapid Prototyping Studio

The Rapid Prototyping Studio serves mechanical engineering students in academic pursuits and faculty for research projects. Support for this facility helps ensure this unique space remains a state-of-the-art facility for years to come.