Women of Mechanical Engineering

Presidential Council of Alumnae (PCA)

ME-EM Members

The PCA recognizes successful Michigan Tech women graduates for their educational excellence, past student service, professional accomplishments, and community contri- butions.

Featured Alumnae

Kimberly Turner

Dr. Kimberly Turner (Passerello)


Kimberly L. Turner of Goleta, California, is a professor of Mechanical Engineering and Chair of the Department of Mechanical Engineering in the College of Engineering at the University of California Santa Barbara.

She earned a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Michigan Tech in 1994. She received a PhD in theoretical and applied mechanics from Cornell University in 1999.

Besides being a professor at UCSB, Turner is also the Sensors Task