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Welcome to Mechanical Engineering Graduate Student Association (MEGSA)


At the University of California, Riverside. Our mission is to provide academic, professional, and socially enriching opportunities for all graduate and prospective graduate students associated with the UC Riverside Department of Mechanical Engineering.


MEGSA Symposium 2021 Flyer:

The Mechanical Engineering Graduate Student Association (MEGSA) is proud to officially announce that the 12th Annual MEGSA Research Symposium will be held on Thursday, May 27th, 2021 from 11am - 1:30PM via Zoom.
This year we are extending the presentations to a limited number of graduate students who are interested in sharing their work.  We also encourage you to pass the invitation to undergraduates in your lab as well!
We will have an online trivia session based on speaker presentations at the end of the symposium and we have the great pleasure to offer conference travel awards for the top 3 contestants.  More information such as the schedule will be released as we approach the event.
Please register for the symposium using the link below:
Deadline to RSVP: May 19th
If you have any questions, please contact :
  • President: Crysthal Alvarez
  • Vice-president: Sanika Nishandar;
  • Webmaster: Crystal Mariano;
  • Treasurer: Ranga Rajan;
  • GSA rep 1: Zahra Khashei

Contact Information

3401 Watkins Dr.
Bourns Hall, A342 ATTN: MEGSA
Riverside, CA 92521


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