University of Evansville

Mechanical Engineering

Through internships and cooperative education opportunities, UE's mechanical engineering students gain real world experience, making them better prepared to succeed in the professional arena after graduation

Faculty and Staff

James Allen

Dr. James Allen

Associate Professor/Mechanical & Civil Engineering
Koch Center 244
812-488-2416

Professor Allen is a professor of civil engineering at the University of Evansville. He is a registered professional engineer in the states of Indiana and Ohio. Allen has been a faculty member in the College of Engineering and Computer Science since 2006.

Jared Fulcher

Dr. Jared Fulcher

Assistant Professor/Mechanical & Civil Engineering
Koch Center 272
812-488-2767

Professor Fulcher is an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Evansville. He is faculty advisor of the student chapter of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE).

Phil Gerhart

Dr. Phil Gerhart

Dean/Engineering and Computer Science
Koch Center 250A
812-488-2651

Professor Gerhart is dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science and professor of mechanical and civil engineering at the University of Evansville. He is a registered professional engineer in Indiana and Ohio. He has been teaching at UE since 1984.

John Layer

Dr. John Layer

Associate Professor/Mechanical & Civil Engineering
Koch Center 273
812-488-2195

Professor Layer is an associate professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Evansville. He is a registered professional engineer in Arizona.

Jessie Lofton

Dr. Jessie Lofton

Assistant Professor/Mechanical & Civil Engineering
812-488-7508

Professor Lofton is an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Evansville. She joined the College of Engineering and Computer Science faculty in 2015 after completing her Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Illinois with a Minor in College Teaching.

Peter Schmidt

Dr. Peter Schmidt

Associate Professor/Mechanical & Civil Engineering
812-488-2066

Professor Schmidt is an associate professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Evansville. He is a registered engineer in Tennessee and Georgia. He is the faculty advisor for the student chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).

S. Immanuel Selvaraj

Dr. S. Immanuel Selvaraj

Associate Professor/Mechanical & Civil Engineering
Koch Center 253
812-488-2085

Professor Selvaraj is an associate professor of civil engineering at the University of Evansville. He has been a faculty member of the College of Engineering and Computer Science since 2009 and is a registered professional engineer in Michigan.

Douglas Stamps

Dr. Douglas Stamps

Professor/Mechanical Engineering
Koch Center 275
812-488-2186

Professor Stamps is professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Evansville. He was recognized for his efforts as a teacher by winning the "e;Outstanding Teacher Award"e; for 2004 from the Illinois/Indiana Section of the ASEE. He has been a faculty member at UE since 1995.

Brian Swenty

Dr. Brian Swenty

Professor/Mechanical & Civil Engineering/Dept. Chair
Koch Center 268A
812-488-2652

Professor Swenty is chair of the Department of Mechanical and Civil Engineering and Professor of mechanical and civil engineering at the University of Evansville. He has been on the faculty at UE since 1993.

David Unger

Dr. David Unger

Professor/Mechanical & Civil Engineering
Koch Center 257
812-488-2899

Professor Unger is the author of the textbook, Analytical Fracture Mechanics, which was originally published in hard cover by Academic Press (1995) and later reprinted in paperback form by Dover Publications (2001).

Mark Valenzuela

Dr. Mark Valenzuela

Associate Professor/Mechanical & Civil Engineering
Koch Center 251
812-488-2590

Professor Valenzuela is an associate professor of civil engineering at the University of Evansville and is a registered professional engineer in the State of Indiana. He is the faculty advisor for the ACES Concrete Canoe and Chi Epsilon, the National Civil Engineering Honor Society. In 2013 he received the Outstanding Teacher Award presented by the Alumni Association of the University of Evansville.

Staff

Mrs. Rebecca Buxton

Mrs. Rebecca Buxton

Administrative Assistant/Mechanical & Civil Engineering
bb78@evansville.edu
Koch Center 268
812-488-2652

Mr. Ray Shelton

Mr. Ray Shelton

Technician/Mechanical and Civil Engineering
rs249@evansville.edu
812-488-2292