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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.

AEM PhD program placed fourth in nation

The Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics’ aerospace engineering doctoral program has been placed fourth in the nation overall in the 2010 National Research Council (NRC) Assessment of Doctoral Research Programs. The program was second in the specific categories of Research Activity and Student Support. Read more.


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Departmental and External Job Postings

NEW Aerospace Systems Tenure-track Assistant Professor position


AEM News

Fifteen AEM Students Receive Scholarships

Fifteen Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics (AEM) students were awarded various scholarships in order to provide support for students who demonstrate financial need and academic merit. More Info

Nine AEM Students Received CSE Merit Scholarships

Nine Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics (AEM) students were awarded with College of Science and Engineering (CSE) merit scholarships for their excellent work in the AEM field. More Info

AEM Professor's Renewable Energy Article Published to the U's Inquiry Blog

Dr. Peter Seiler, an assistant professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics (AEM), was highlighted in a recent article published to the U of M's Inquiry blog on research and innovation. More Info

AEM Department Hosts Career Networking Event

On October 8, the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics (AEM) and its Professional Advisory Board hosted a career networking event for AEM majors. The event began with a panel discussion, followed by open networking and a reception. The event was a great opportunity for students to build their aerospace engineering and mechanics network while polishing their professional skills. The panel discussion was titled "Insights on Successful Careers in Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics". More Info


Aerospace News
Date Item
2014-10-20 After 50 years, Japan set to launch a new commercial passenger plane
2014-10-15 Mission Selfie From 16 Km
2014-10-13 The First Spacewalk How the first human to take steps in outer space nearly didn't return to Earth
2014-10-3 Sally Ride: America's First Woman in Space (Amazon Book) is out
2014-10-3 Wiener’s Laws - not news, but interesting
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Last Modified: 2014-10-21 at 13:08:14 -- this is in International Standard Date and Time Notation