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Rankings

The department's undergraduate program is ranked sixth and the graduate program is ranked sixth among public institutions by the U.S. News & World Report.

Students

Enrollment Fall (2019)

Classification
Types
Enrollment
Numbers
Undergraduate 634
Graduate 190
Total Enrollment 824

Degrees Awarded (AY 2019-2020)

Degree 
Types
Degree
Numbers
Bachelor's 143
Master's 37
Ph.D. 15
Total Awarded 195

Faculty

With a high-quality student body and outstanding faculty, the department is well poised to achieve its mission of excellence in all three areas. Some indicators of our faculty recognition include:

  • 39 tenured/tenure-track faculty
  • 9 Endowed Chair Holders
  • 1 Endowed Professorships
  • 5 Distinguished Professors
  • 7 National Academy of Engineering Members

Research Areas

Aerodynamics and Propulsion
Dynamics and Controls
Materials and Structures
Systems, Design and Human Integration