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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.



Department welcomes grad student & NSF Fellowship recipient, Jordan Hoyt

His interest in a very specific field of research led him to the AEM department. Read the story.

Alumni & Friends: Make a difference by mentoring a student this school year

Sign up today to share your professional insight with a CSE student! Registration deadline is Friday, September 16. More information here.

Solar vehicle project

Solar Vehicle Project racing in competitions & promoting practical, solar vehicles


The Solar Vehicle Project raced their solar car in the Formula Sun Grand Prix July 26-28 and in the American Solar Challenge July 30-Aug 6. Visit their site for details.

Flexible Aircraft (PAWW) program is featured in latest issue of Aviation Week


The work of the University of Minnesota Flexible Aircraft (PAWW) program was highlighted in a recent article in Aviation Week, titled "Flexible, Slender, Active Wings Lie Ahead For Airliners". Read the story.



Aerospace News
Date Item
2016-8-24 NASA Funds Plan to Turn Used Rocket Fuel Tanks Into Space Habitats
2016-8-22 The inside story of how billionaires are racing to take you to outer space
2016-8-19 Astronauts Are About to Install a Parking Space for SpaceX and Boeing
2016-8-19 World's largest aircraft completes its first flight
2016-8-1 NASA’s new space plane is getting ready to take flight
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Last Modified: 2016-08-24 at 10:34:23 -- this is in International Standard Date and Time Notation