Mechanical Engineering

About Lyle Mechanical Engineering

The Mechanical Engineering Department at SMU has a long tradition of offering a superb engineering education within an environment that fosters creativity and innovation. Small classes, a trademark of the program, not only allow for strong mentoring but also promote academic excellence through cooperation and teamwork.

The department’s exceptionally qualified faculty members are continuously engaged in cutting-edge research projects, facilitating the attainment and transmission of knowledge to the students. Leading by example, through encouragement and dedication, the faculty is committed to the success of every student during his or her tenure at SMU and after graduation.

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Prof. Jack Holman (1934 – 2013) spent over 50 years at SMU, first as a student, and then as a professor. He wrote several text books, including the popular textbook Heat Transfer, which was first published in 1963 and remained in circulation through 10 editions. It was utilized around the world and many of SMU’s students and faculty from overseas knew of Prof. Holman from his books before ever stepping foot on campus.