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:

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Upcoming Events:

Check here often for future events -Thank you

Past Events:

Mechanical Engineering Alumni Network (ME-AN) Fall Event - Tour and Tasting at 56 Brewing
November 10, 2016, — 56 Brewing, 3134 California St. NE, Suite 122, Minneapolis 55418

Mechanical Engineering Alumni Network (ME-AN) St. Anthony Falls Lab Gathering Registration - Facebook Photos
May 6th, 2015, St. Anthony Falls Lab

Gold Medallion Society Reunion — May 15th, 2015

Mechanical Engineering 2015 Spring Recognition

May 15, 2015 — Mayo Memorial Auditorium

Mechanical Engineering Spring 2015 Senior Design ShowMay 5, 2015 — Coffman Great Hall

Mechanical Engineering Fall 2014 Senior Design ShowDecember 9, 2014 — Coffman Great Hall

Mechanical Engineering Robot Show 2014December 8, 2014 — McNamara Alumni Center

Mechanical Engineering 2014 Fall Recognition

December 5, 2014 — Mayo Memorial Auditorium

Gold Medallion Society Reunion — May 16th, 2014 — TCF Bank Stadium

ME-AN Tour of Boston Scientific — January 30, 2014

ME-AN Steering Committee Meeting — November 14, 2013

Thomas Murphy Engines Lab Grand Opening — October 4, 2013

Cummins Plant Tour — Wednesday April 24, 2013


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.