University of California, Santa Barbara



2005 Name change to Mechanical Engineering
2003 The Mohammed Dahleh Award and Lecture Series established
1964 Established as Department of Mechanical and Environmental Engineering


Department Chairs

2013-Present Francesco Bullo
2008-2013 Kimberly Turner
2007-2008 George "Bud" Homsy
2003-2007 Eckart Meiburg
1999-2003 Robert McMeeking
1995-1999 Robert Odette
1992-1995 Robert McMeeking
1987-1992 Frederick Leckie
1983-1987 Jean-Louis Armand
1981-1983 Wilbert Lick
 1982-1983 Frederick Milstein
  Scotty Hickman
Hal Mitchell
Gary Connell
 1964- William Thomson
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