The department

Our organization

The department of Mechanical Engineering is administered by the Departmental Board. The Departmental Office and the Education Institute (team ESA ME) support the board and the sections in providing education and facilitating research. The PhD-EngD council represent the interest of the PhD candidates and EngD trainees towards the orther organisations of the university and organize social activities. See here the visual organogram.

Research Staff

To search for specific researchers within the department of Mechanical Engineering, please go to the search research staff webpage.

Alumni info

There are multiple associations within the department of Mechanical Engineering. Registration at one or more of these associations means a nice opportunity to get in touch with former fellow students.

Werktuigkundige Alumni Stichting Simon Stevin (WAS)

The Werktuigkundige Alumni Stichting Simon Stevin (WAS) is the alumni association of W.S.V. Simon Stevin, the study association of the department of Mechanical Engineering. The WAS organizes networking activities, such as reunions and drinks, to keep fellow students in contact after graduation. You can send an email to for more information.

TU/e Alumni Office

Besides the departmental alumni association, there is also the TU/e Alumni Office. They organize interesting activities for all TU/e alumni. Registration in the Alumni network Alumniportal will provide you with some great advantages, such as discount on your sportscard in the Student Sports Centre or vouchers to follow two courses for free.

Our associations