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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

Faculty Position: Assistant Professor Aerospace Systems

AEM News

Prof. Emeritus Jerry Ericksen Symposium Celebrates his 90th Birthday

Professor Emeritus Jerry Ericksen will celebrate his 90th birthday at a symposium in Eugene, Oregon on October 23-25, 2015. The Institute of Mathematics and its Applications workshop is called "Mathematics and Mechanics in the 22nd Century: Seven Decades and Counting." More details here.

Prof. Schwartzentruber awarded the Russell J. Penrose Faculty Fellowship

We are pleased to announce that Professor Thomas Schwartzentruber has been named the Russell J. Penrose Faculty Fellow. This three-year term fellowship was set up by a generous gift from Russ Penrose to the AEM department. This fellowship is for an outstanding mid-career faculty member. More Info.

Industry Dialogue featuring AIAA leader Dr. Sandy Magnus

Dr. Sandy Magnus flew in space on the 2002 STS-112 shuttle mission and on the final shuttle flight in 2011 (STS-135). In 2008 she flew to the International Space Station on STS-126, served as flight engineer and science officer on Expedition 18, and returned home on STS-119 after 4 ½ months prior to serving in NASA's Exploration Systems Mission Directorate and as Astronaut Office Deputy Chief. Today she leads AIAA, the world's largest technical society dedicated to the global aerospace profession. NASA Bio and Registration Info

Welcome to our two newest aero systems professors

Dr. HematiDr. Linares

The AEM department will be welcoming two new faculty members in September 2015. Dr. Maziar S. Hemati and Dr. Richard Linares will be joining the faculty as Assistant Professors. More Info

Aerospace News
Date Item
2015-10-7 The Martian: Nasa unveils real-life photos from locations in hit film
2015-10-7 Images of Pluto and Charon continue to captivate Nasa: 'This world is alive'
2015-10-6 See a Boeing Dreamliner built in under 2 minutes
2015-10-6 One small click: thousands of Apollo astronaut photos land on Flickr
2015-10-2 The case for going to Phobos before going to Mars
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Last Modified: 2015-10-07 at 10:12:08 -- this is in International Standard Date and Time Notation