Department of Automotive Engineering

Automotive Engineering Alumni Fast Facts

Since the program's first graduates crossed the stage in August of 2009, 181 students have graduated with M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the Department of Automotive Engineering.

As of April 2014, nearly 95 percent of the department's alumni are using their degrees in industry or academia. Of those employed graduates, 34 percent are located in South Carolina. This shows that graduates no longer have to leave the state to find well-paying, knowledge-based employment.

Our graduates are contributing to the success of automotive companies such as...
American Axle and Manufacturing
Bertrandt AG
BMW Manufacturing Co.
CNH America
Caterpillar
Chrysler
Daimler Trucks North America
E-Z-Go
Entergy
FEV
Ford
GE
Goodyear
Hitachi
Honda
John Deere
Koyo
LiquidPiston
Mazda
Michelin
Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs
Navistar
Plastic Omnium
Rousch Industries

Roush Yates Racing
SIMPACK
Tesla Motors
Volvo