Jul 20, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


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Chair of the Department: Carlos Lück

Professors: Ghorashi, Guvench, Jankowski; Associate Professor: Lück; Assistant Professors: Eaton, Lanba, Maxworth; Senior Lecturer: Davis; Dean Emeritus: Hodgkin; Associate Professor Emeritus: Smith

Engineering is a challenging profession concerned with the design, development, fabrication, and control of physical devices and systems.

Engineering is constantly evolving, and the department’s curricula reflect it. The Engineering Department provides a solid and complete engineering education built upon a foundation of mathematics, science, and the liberal arts. The undergraduate programs are broadly based, but there are opportunities to specialize. Computer usage is integrated throughout the curriculum. Internships with industrial partners are available to students at all levels.

The Department serves both traditional and nontraditional students who are diverse in academic background, age, and life experience. The Department also provides a technical resource to the community by linking the teaching, research, and public service capabilities of the Department with the needs of industries, organizations, and institutions of southern Maine.

Engineering programs include a bachelor of science degree in electrical and computer engineering (students must select either the Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering track), a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering, a bachelor of science degree in industrial engineering, minors in electrical engineering and mechanical engineering, and a transfer program that delivers the first year or more of several other engineering specialties. 

The Engineering Department is committed to maximizing the student’s potential to achieve academic goals. Upon admission, each student is assigned an advisor from among the engineering faculty. The student is then expected to meet with the advisor every semester before registering for classes. Regular contact with an advisor provides assistance for course selection and satisfactory progress toward meeting academic goals, but the primary responsibility for satisfying program requirements rests with the student. Courses are scheduled and rotated to provide maximum access to the breadth of technical electives and to make it possible for a full-time student to graduate in four years. Students are encouraged to pursue double majors, minors, concentrations, additional courses and internships to increase access and opportunities for a diverse and productive engineering career.


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