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Welcome to Aerospace Engineering

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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.

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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.

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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. 3 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!