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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.

Total Solar Eclipse Path

AEM student team prepares to fly stratospheric balloons into total solar eclipse

In order to make launch day a success, these students need your help. More information about the event and what you can do to help the team here.

Copper Fellowship Receipient

The John and Jane Dunning Copper Fellowship is awarded to three Ph.D. candidates

.The fellowship is awarded to students who have an outstanding academic record and who demonstrate a strong aptitude in their field of study. More information here.


Into to CubeSat

Freshman students tackle CubeSat models

Students in the AEM all-freshman course, “Introduction to CubeSats,” spent their spring semester designing, building, and flying devices that look and operate like functional picosatellites called CubeSats. More information here.

Modeling Materials: Continuum, Atomistic and Multiscale Techniques

Five AEM Faculty members publish textbooks

Faculty members, Ryan Elliott, Demoz Gebre-Egziabher, Ellad Tadmor, Thomas Schwartzentruber, and Faculty Emeritus, Roger Fosdick have published a total of eight books. More information here.


Our mission for today and our vision for the future; read the draft AEM Strategic Plan.

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: 2017-05-26 at 11:00:40 -- this is in International Standard Date and Time Notation