University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota: Department of Mechanical Engineering


The Department of Mechanical Engineering has over 11,000 alumni. If you would like to engage with others, please consider attending Homecoming (Fall) and ME-AN sponsored events (throughout the year). For more information contact:

ME Alumni Network (ME-AN)

Jim Rutzick (ME 1966) has volunteered to head this group. If you would like more information,
please send Jim an email:

Follow the Mechanical Engineering Alumni Network LinkedIn page here:

Follow the Department of Mechanical Engineering Facebook page here:

Follow the Department of Mechanical Engineering Twitter page here:

Upcoming Events:

Please visit this page for upcoming ME Alumni events.  

Past Events:

The Mechanical Engineering Alumni Network (ME-AN) Homecoming 2018 Alumni Event - ME Car Show - was held October 5, 2018 at the Thomas E. Murphy Engine Research Lab before the UMN Homecoming Parade.

A symposium for Mechanical Engineering Professor Richard Goldstein was held the weekend of October 12-13th, 2018, honoring his decades of commitment to the University of Minnesota and his dedication the the Department of Mechanical Engineering.


Giving Opportunities

Explore the many ways you can give to the Department of Mechanical Engineering. All gifts at any level are very much appreciated. The support of our alumni and friends is essential for the department to achieve its goals.