Mechanical Engineering Communications

The mission of the Mechanical Engineering Communications Program is to enhance the professional competence of our engineering students through an integrated, systematic development of technical and professional communication skills across the mechanical engineering curriculum.

In keeping with new recommendations from the National Academy of Engineering, global competency--including knowledge about globalization and skills for intercultural effectiveness--has become an important objective of our engineering communications program.

The foundation for global engineering communication skills is provided in the Global Engineering Professional Seminar, ME 290. Links to that course are provided on this site as well as additional links to related resources.

Please email questions and comments to


Dianne Atkinson, Ph.D.


Director, Global Studies and International Experiences
Office: ME 3003B Phone: 765.494.1363
FAX: 765.496.7534


  Original materials published on this site are provided freely in support of the Purdue University School of Mechanical Engineering Communications Program. All users are welcome to copy, distribute, or otherwise use these materials if the source is acknowledged. The lecture notes are copyrighted original materials written by Dianne Atkinson. The site contains links to other sites where other restrictions may apply.  
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