Engineering Faculty

Dr. Rahul S. Renu

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Coordinator of Mechanical Engineering

Office: LSF L103-G
Phone: 843-661-1274

Dr. Lorna Cintron-Gonzalez

Associate Professor of Industrial Engineering
Coordinator of Industrial Engineering

Office: MSB 101D
Phone: 843-661-1463

Dr. Mark Kanaparthi

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Office: MSB 108 B
Phone: 843-661-1548

Dr. Michael Potter

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Office: MSB 101-A
Phone: 843-661-1626

FMU Mechanical Engineering Advisory Board

  • Bob Edwards: Bicycle Corporation of America (Chair)
  • John Barrera: GE Healthcare
  • Mike Padgett: M. Padgett Engineering & Construction, LLC
  • Todd Scherich: Competitive Edge Manufacturing Consultants
  • Carlos Trento: Wyman Gordon

Contact Us

For more information on the Mechanical Engineering program at Francis Marion University, you are welcome and encouraged to contact either
  • Dr. Rahul Renu, Coordinator of Mechanical Engineering,
  • Dr. Derek Jokisch, Chair of the Department of Physics and Engineering,
  • Ms. Sherry Owens, Administrative Assistant,, (843)661-1381