Degrees Offered

Aerospace Curriculum Areas

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Aerodynamics and Propulsion

The study of Aerodynamics and Propulsion develops numerical and experimental methods and takes advantage of unique facilities to create new concepts and new understanding involving the motion and control of fluid flows and combustion phenomena for applications related to aviation, space and energy conversion.

Students working on unmanned aerial vehicle

Dynamics and Control

Dynamics and Control studies analytical and computational methods, autonomous stability and control, controls, design, optimization, dynamics, guidance, human factors, human space flight systems, robotic systems, space situational awareness, systems, tensegrity and unmanned air vehicles.

Student working in the Maestro lab

Materials and Structures

Materials and Structures studies computational mechanics, damping, experimental solid mechanics, mechanics of composite materials, high temperature materials, meta materials, multifunctional materials, nano-mechanics, space suit design, structural design and optimization and wave propagation.

Students working in the Aerospace Human Systems Lab

Systems, Design, and Human Integration

Systems, Design, and Human Integration performs research related to human spaceflight and operations. Their focus includes Extravehicular Activity suit modeling and design optimization, human factors and performance, and effects of partial or variable gravity on fluid physics, heat and mass transfer, and human physiological systems.

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Programs in aerospace engineering are offered in several countries across the globe.

The Engineering Honors program gives students the opportunity to interact with other high achieving students and with honors faculty, creating a community of scholars that combines the benefits of a small college with the resources of a major research institution.

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#6 among public institution undergraduate programs
731 enrolled undergraduate students
227 enrolled graduate students