Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Mechanical engineers develop the physical systems and devices that modern society demands.

From automobiles to air conditioning, prosthetic limbs to autonomous machines, and rocket engines to satellites.

female student in lab coat working with microcontroller and robot cnc module

Our researchers are breaking new ground in robotics and automation, additive manufacturing, nanotechnology and materials engineering, computational engineering, biomechanics, and healthcare applications.

If you want to work with engineers who have developed lightweight new protective materials with applications in national defense, sports medicine, and transportation; robots that aid in the education of children with autism; technological methods of leading wildlife away from danger areas; and much more, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering might be the course of study for you.


The faculty members of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering are helping the world move. Learn more about what moves them.  

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Department Head: Katsuo Kurabayashi
Director of Masters Programs: Iskender Sahin
Director of PhD Programs: Joo Kim
Main Office: Sarah Maslov