Departmental Board

The Departmental Board (DBME) is responsible for managing the department in total, as well as in the field of research and education. The department board tasks and powers are prescribed in the department official regulation. The board members dean, vice-dean, managing director and student representative are appointed by the Executive Board.

Departmental Council

The Departmental Council (DCME) is the participation council of staff and students of the department of Mechanical Engineering. Its role is to critically monitor the course of events within the department. The members may submit proposals and positions to the departmental management.
The Departmental Council is elected by the staff (every two years) and by the students (every year). The staff and students of the department occupy five seats each.

Departmental Office

The departmental office supports the processes involved in education, research and valorization through the disciplines of personnel policy, finance, ICT, accommodation, legal affairs, health & safety and environment, and internal affairs. The secretariat completes the picture. The office is led by the Managing Director whose responsibility covers the entire operation within the department.

Dean: Patrick Anderson

Managing Director: Jolanda Snelders
Jolanda Snelders is temporarily replaced by Corine Spoor, Deputy Managing Director

Karin Hazenberg
Evelien Lormans
Traverse 3.05


Team ESA ME of the department of Mechanical Engineering is responsible for the organization and quality of the education of the department. Team ESA ME ensures a well regulated curriculum, the study timetable, the evaluation and improvement of the subjects as well as the organization and coordination of the education.

Board of Advice

The Board of Advice of the department of Mechanical Engineering consist of 6 members, all of which are not employed at the department. The board gives advice to the departmental board on policy regarding the responsibilities of the department. Click on the button below to see who is part of the Board of Advice.

PhD-EngD Council ME

The Departemental PhD-EngD council consists of several PhD candidates and EngD trainees from all research sections, who reperesent their colleagues working in the Mechanical Engineering department. The council represents the interest of the PhD candidates and EngD trainees of Mechanical Engineering within the General PhD Council and towards the Departmental Board. Furthermore they aim to create an engaging PhD-EngD community in ME by organizing social events and they help you with work-related issues.