Make a Gift

There are many ways you can make a meaningful investment in Mechanical Engineering at Berkeley, and advance our mission of creating knowledge, educating leaders and serving society. However you choose to support the department, your gift — of any size — will make a significant impact. You can opt for a giving method that perfectly suits your interest and level of giving:


Big Give

Seize the moment on March 8, 2018!


Etcheverry Hall Renovation Fund

To continue the promise, possibilities, and excellence of the world-renowned Mechanical Engineering Department, a strategic renewal plan has been designed to maintain Etcheverry Hall's vitality in the 21st century. The plan will modernize classrooms and integrate up-to-date teaching technologies. Laboratories will be enhanced to promote interdisciplinary exchange that will speed the development of new solutions.


Mechanical Engineering Excellence Fund

This fund provides vital support for the department's world-class instructional and research programs, and for other high-priority strategic initiatives as determined by the chair of the department.


The Iain Finnie Fellowship Fund

This fund is an endowment, the payout of which supports high-achieving graduate students in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. Preference is given to those studying material behavior and the application of material behavior to design.


The John V. Wehausen Memorial Fund
(The John V. Wehausen Memorial Graduate Scholarship)

As a tribute to Professor Emeritus John Wehausen, friends and colleagues have started a fund-raising effort to establish a John Wehausen Memorial Scholarship at Berkeley for graduate students interested in Wehausen's areas: marine fluid mechanics, surface waves, ship hydrodynamics.


The David A. Dornfeld Graduate Fellowship Fund


Thank you for your consideration, and we appreciate your support!


Policy on Research, Unrestricted & Endowment Gifts:
The Department will apply a 5% fee to cover administrative expenses for gifts that support individual faculty members or specific ME graduate programs.