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Welcome to the web site of the Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics Department. We offer undergraduate and graduate degrees in Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics. Please use the links at the left to find out more about our programs and Department.

Suneel Sheikh

AEM graduate and his lab are featured in Pioneer Press

ASTER Labs, headed by 1988 BAEM graduate, Suneel Sheikh, is making life easier for grandparents. Read the story.


See this year's senior design projects

AEM senior design students chose and developed their projects fall semester with faculty and sponsor oversight and approval. Read more here.


AEM alumnus, Captain Edelbert E. Irish passes away

Captain Edelbert Irish received his master’s degree in aeronautical engineering from the University of Minnesota in 1957. Read his obituary.

Steve Cook

AEM alumnus named to Trump's NASA Transition Team

Steve Cook, a 1990 BAEM graduate, has been an aerospace executive at Dynetics in Huntsville, Alabama, and was a former NASA manager. Read more here.

Aerospace News
Date Item
2017-1-20 These SpaceX Rocket Landing Photos Are Simply Jaw-Dropping
2017-1-17 Eugene Cernan, last man to walk on moon, dies aged 82
2017-1-17 SpaceX successfully launches Falcon 9 rocket months after explosion and SpaceX successfully lands its first-stage Falcon 9 rocket on drone ship and video of the landing
2017-1-12 SpaceX details its plans for landing three Falcon Heavy boosters at once
2017-1-12 A Sneaky Asteroid Buzzed By Earth Yesterday
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Last Modified: 2017-01-20 at 09:50:40 -- this is in International Standard Date and Time Notation