Welcome to Aerospace Engineering

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Facts & Figures

The Department of Aerospace and the University of Michigan ranks highly in the nation for graduate according to the latest U.S. News & World Reports. Learn more facts and figures about Michigan Aerospace!

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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.

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Our Undergrad Program

The University of Michigan offers an internationally-recognized undergraduate aerospace engineering program that ranks No. 2 among public institutions in the nation by US News & World Report.

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Our Graduate Program

Our graduate students perform cutting edge research in areas related to air and space vehicles, vehicle systems and associated technologies.

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Our People

The University of Michigan is great, due in large part, to the amazing people who populate this community.

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AEROSPACE DAY Find out more about the department’s biggest outreach event, bringing in young students from across Michigan. The event is held biannually in the Fall and Spring. It's a great way to meet and connect with the next generation of aerospace engineers!