Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Alumni are among the most active departmental alumni groups at NMSU. The MAE Alumni interact with the department in many different ways including:

  • advising the department on program educational objectives and effectiveness
  • serving on the Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Academy (MAEA)
  • serving on the Industrial Advisory Committee (IAC)
  • assisting the department in outcomes assessment and self assessment
  • supporting the department in the accreditation process
  • providing technical expertise on various departmental projects
  • utilizing departmental faculty and student expertise and help on R&D projects
  • helping the department recruit new students
  • being an advocate for the department in professional and social settings
  • donating equipment and facilities to the department
  • establishing and contributing in endowments for the department to help with scholarships and faculty development
  • assisting the department financially.

If you would like to help the department in any of the ways mentioned above or in other ways, please contact:

Dr. Jay I. Frankel
Department Head, R. Myers Endowed Professor

Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1986
M.S.M.E., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1982
B.S.M.E., University of Maryland, 1980 (Magna Cum Laude)

Tel: (575) 646-2335


Office: Jett Hall, Room 104