“MEGA,” the Mechanical Engineering Graduate Student Association is the organization representing the general interests of and facilitating interaction among the graduate students of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Johns Hopkins University.

All graduate students in the Department of Mechanical Engineering are automatically members of MEGA. No applications, membership fees, or other actions are required to join. All Mechanical Engineering graduate students are welcome to participate in any and all MEGA events.

Contact MEGA

MEGA welcomes your inquiries at jhumega@gmail.com.

Some MEGA Events and Activities

  • Lab Socials – hosted monthly by different labs.
  • Graduate Representative Organization (GRO) – representation and participation.
  • Graduate Visit Day events – admitted graduate students meet and mingle with current graduate students.
  • “Friday Morning Coffee and Doughnuts” – a weekly event – check your e-mail for the time and location.
  • Intramural Summer Sports – soccer, flag football, softball, and more! Contact the Sports Commissioner to join a team.
  • Dissertation Defense celebrations – add a social and scrumptious touch to the big day

MEGA Leadership

  • Gargi Sadalgekar, President
  • Dimitri Lezcano, Vice President and GRO Ambassador
  • Daniel Magnuson, Secretary
  • Sergio Machaca, Treasurer
  • Naveed Riaziat and Craig Almeida, Social Chairs
  • Mariana Smith, Creative and Branding Chair
  • Community Outreach Co-Chairs (Position temporarily vacant – contact MEGA if you’d like to serve!)
  • Michael Wilkinson, TRU Union Representative
  • Noah Barnes, Diversity and Inclusion Chair
  • Curtis Haas, Sports Chair
  • Shachi Singh, International Student Representatives
  • Master’s Student Representative (Position temporarily vacant – contact MEGA if you’d like to serve!)
  • Mark Gonzales, First Year Ph.D. Representative

Mike Bernard is the Staff Co-Advisor and Director of Graduate Studies, Prof. Tamer Zaki is the Faculty Co-Advisor.

MEGA seeks your involvement, participation, and new ideas and events! Contact the Co-Presidents to share your ideas, to join the MEGA Leadership Team, and to enjoy MEGA events!

Visit the Photo Gallery!

Check out MEGA’s Photo Gallery of events!