The mechanical engineering program supports the Academy's mission by providing midshipmen with a broad education in mechanical engineering subjects and a knowledge of fundamental engineering principles that enhance their ability to understand and design naval systems and to supervise the operation of these systems. The Mechanical Engineering Department strives to maintain faculty, curriculum, and supporting facilities which facilitate excellence in undergraduate teaching.
The Mechanical Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org
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The Mechanical Engineering Department invites applications for several new tenure-track faculty positions. The department is hiring in the area of design, and is also hiring multiple positions across a broad area of disciplines including mechanics, materials, and thermal fluids. The application deadline for all positions is 31 January, 2014.
Vice Adm (Ret) Charles J. "Joe" Leidig is the 3rd endowed professor to hold the Corbin A. McNeill Chair in Naval Engineering in the Mechanical Engineering Department. Past holders of the position include Dr. Michael McCormick and Dr. Tim Arcano.
Established in June 2002, the chair is expected to have an outstanding reputation and be a technical expert in nuclear engineering, marine propulsion, or naval architecture, and is expected to draw upon their background to advance the educational mission at the Naval Academy. As a nuclear trained submariner, ADM Leidig's background and experiences are unmatched in meeting the needs of this position.
A graduate of the Class of '78 with a degree in mathematics, ADM Leidig also has a master's degree in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College with additional studies at Syracuse University and the University of North Carolina.
ADM Leidig completed his most recent tour as the Deputy to the Commander for Military Operations - United States Africa Command. Previously, he had operational tours on both attack and ballistic missile submarines.
United States Naval Academy
Mechanical Engineering Department
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Annapolis, Maryland 21402
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