The Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering is a thriving hub of cutting-edge research and teaching. With 35 Faculty Members and approximately 110 Graduate Students (inclusive of Engineering Sciences Graduate Students who work with MIE Faculty), the Department conducts extensive research, publishes in top-tier high-impact academic journals, competes for major research funding, and boasts national titles.
Since the end of the Nineteenth Century, the Department has contributed to Louisiana's economy by solving problems, generating innovations, and training future Mechanical and Industrial Engineers to make meaningful contributions in today's workforce.

Capstone Design



Capstone Design Info

Advanced Manufacturing & Machining Facility

About The AMMF

Graduate Student Conference


The MIE Graduate Student Conference is an annual event and a venue for graduate students to present their research findings to the University Community. It was founded in 2002 and is organized by the graduate students themselves with help from faculty. Click below to see information on previous years' Graduate Student Conferences.


Previous Graduate Student Conferences

Bob Courter Seminars

The Dr. Robert W. Courter Seminar Series brings to campus prominent lecturers from academia, industry, business and government for the benefit of students and faculty and the community in general. Alumnus Mr. Sidney E. Fuchs sponsors the seminar series, which he dedicated to his former graduate advisor and mentor, Bob Courter. The seminars are typically held on Friday afternoons during the Fall and Spring semesters.


Previous Seminars


MIE Faculty and Graduate Students conduct breakthrough research on Biotechnology, Energy, Healthcare, Materials, and Manufacturing. Explore their Research by clicking below.

Research & Development