Welcome to the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.
Because of our region's history of innovation, design, aerospace and manufacturing, the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering is the ideal place for you to develop your skills and career as a mechanical, aerospace or renewable and clean energy engineer. We are committed to student success and provide a dynamic atmosphere for learning, growing and developing well-rounded engineers, scholars and professionals. Our Department and faculty strengths — aerospace, energy, mechanical systems, controls, biomechanics, materials and manufacturing — will become your strengths.
At the University of Dayton, the studies of mechanical and aerospace engineering as well as renewable and clean energy systems are taught by world-class educators who are experts in areas such as aerodynamics, gas turbine combustion, hydrocarbon fuel, biomechanical analysis, kinematic sensors, energy systems, biologically derived nanostructures, environmentally conscious design, non-isothermal deformation processes, polymers and polymeric composites, compliant mechanism design, sound and vibration control, renewable energy systems, electromechanics, biofuels, and carbon sequestration.
At the undergraduate level, the Department offers the following programs. Click a link below to visit the University's Areas of Study and learn more about the program of your choice:
Bachelor's Plus Master's Program
Concentration in Aerospace Engineering
Concentration in Energy Systems
Minor in Aerospace Engineering
Minor in Design and Manufacturing Engineering
Minor in Dynamic Analysis of Mechanical Systems
Minor in Mechanics of Engineering Systems
At the graduate level, the Department offers the following programs. Click a link below to visit the University's Areas of Study and learn more about the program of your choice:
Aerospace Engineering (M.S. and Ph.D.)
Mechanical Engineering (M.S. and Ph.D.)
Renewable and Clean Energy (M.S.)
Our mechanical and aerospace engineering undergraduate program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.
Careers: Your Choice.
Our graduates find excellent employment. Many of our students receive job offers before graduation. Would you like to work in design, testing, manufacturing and research in a variety of fields? Find out how at the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. Below are just a few of the possibilities:
- Aircraft design
- Biomedical engineering
- Environmentally conscious design
- Environmental engineering
- Building and industrial energy systems
- Industrial marketing
- Manufacturing automation
- Ocean technology
- Power generation
- Renewable energy systems
- Space technology
- Structural analysis and design
- Textiles and food processing
OPPORTUNITIES: BECOME THE COMPLETE, PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER.
National honor societies, professional organizations, service clubs, sororities and fraternities — the School of Engineering offers students opportunities to learn and achieve outside the classroom. We recognize our students' talents and provide opportunities and activities for real experiences, advanced learning — and fun.
In addition, we work closely with alumni and private business leaders to supply ongoing opportunities and to continue the cycle of education, research and service in the engineering community in the Marianist tradition at the University of Dayton.
People in Action
Our Students in Action
Our Faculty in Action
Faculty and StaffIn an inviting environment, we mentor our students and share our latest research from jet biofuels to energy harvesting. Please contact us with any questions. Chairperson: Kelly Kissock. Director of Graduate Mechanical Engineering Program: Vinod Jain. Director of Aerospace Engineering Graduate Program: Aaron Altman. Administrative Assistant: Ginger Stuck. Administrative Assistant: Sherri Alexander.
Have A Question? Just Ask Us!
Please contact us for more information about our aerospace, mechanical and renewable and clean energy undergraduate and graduate programs.
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