Welcome to Aerospace Engineering
U-M wins Spaceport America Cup
Congratulations to the Michigan Aeronautical Science Association (MASA) for taking 1st at the first annual Spaceport America Cup!
“Rediscovered” engine for more efficient power plants
U-M led research on rotating detonation engines in the '60s, then the US abandoned the design. Now it returns.
A smarter way to design rocket engines that don’t blow up
Computer modeling might crack combustion problems wide open.
Welcome to AERO
Our mission is to prepare students who are widely known for exceptional strength in technical fundamentals across all aerospace disciplines, cognizant of modern aerospace technologies and are sought after by top graduate schools and aerospace related industries worldwide.Read more >>
Department Chair Search
The Department of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Michigan seeks applications and nominations for the position of Department Chair. The deadline for ensuring full consideration of an application is November 15, 2017.Learn more and apply>>>
Our Research Areas
The Aerospace engineering department endeavors to improve Aircraft, Spacecraft & Beyond by conducting cutting-edge research in: Gas Dynamics, Structures and Materials, Dynamics and Controls, and Space Systems.Learn more >>
Our Undergrad Program
The University of Michigan offers an internationally-recognized undergraduate aerospace engineering program that ranks No. 3 among public institutions in the nation by US News & World Report.Learn more >>
Our Graduate Program
Our graduate students perform cutting edge research in areas related to air and space vehicles, vehicle systems and associated technologies.Learn more >>