Dr. Osama Jadaan

Teaching Area(s): Engineering

On Mount Union’s campus, the engineering faculty and I are collaborating to create a civil and mechanical engineering curricula geared for the future that addresses industrial needs. Our engineering curricula emphasizes two main things that industry wants: hands-on education and the ability to communicate effectively.

Message from the Chair

Dr. Osama JadaanThe ABET accredited Mechanical Engineering Program at the University of Mount Union is dynamic and practical. Our program distinguishes itself by focusing on what we call the four pillars of exceptional engineering education.

The small classes at Mount Union allow for individual attention and a strong bond between the faculty and their students. Our engineering faculty at Mount Union is an outstanding group with expertise in the many fields that make up Mechanical Engineering such as:

  • Sustainable energy
  • Manufacturing
  • Mechanical systems
  • Controls
  • Dynamical systems
  • Design against failure
  • Heating and ventilation
  • Power plant design
  • Microelectromechanical systems (MEMS)
  • Computer aided design (CAD)
  • Computational fluid dynamics (CFD)
  • Tribology
  • Composite materials

Mount Union’s Mechanical Engineering Program is housed in a newly-renovated building with state-of-the-art labs containing modern tools and equipment. Our program was designed with emphasis on graduating engineers who have extensive hands-on experience. Last year, 100% of our interested mechanical engineering students participated in internships. Mechanical engineering students also complete a yearlong capstone senior design project that is driven by real-world and practical projects from industry.

The Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering degree is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET (EAC-ABET).

I invite you to browse our Mechanical Engineering website and examine our curriculum, facilities and faculty in more detail. I am confident you will come to see our program as the exceptional one we planned it to be. Schedule a visit to Mount Union.

Dr. Osama Jadaan
Chair of Department of Engineering
Professor of Civil and Mechanical Engineering

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