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Department ofMechanical & Aerospace Engineering

MAE Mission

  1. Develop and maintain a high quality undergraduate program of study leading to the bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering.

  2. Develop and maintain high quality graduate programs of study and research leading to the master's and doctoral degrees in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.

  3. Develop and maintain high quality research program in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics disciplines.

  4. Provide practicing Mechanical and Aerospace Engineers the opportunities to develop and maintain up-to-date technical knowledge and skills.

  5. Provide the skills and knowledge related to the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering profession to support existing government agencies, consulting firms and industries and help promote the development of competitive and new industry in Virginia.


Information about all Programs and Courses for Undergraduates and Graduates.

Current Students

Information for current students.

Research & Laboratories

Instructional Laboratories