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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 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.
Would you prefer to be taught by world-class educators? Join our program.
At the University of Dayton, the studies of mechanical and aerospace engineering as well as renewable and clean energy systems are taught by 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 Mechanical 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.
Choose from a variety of career paths.
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? Find out how at the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. Below are just a few of your options:
- 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
Discover opportunities outside the classroom and become the complete engineer.
National honor societies, professional organizations, service clubs, sororities and fraternities — learn, achieve and network outside of the classroom. The School of Engineering provides activities for real experiences, advanced learning — and fun.
In the Marianist tradition at the University of Dayton, we work closely with alumni, private business leaders and the engineering community to continue the cycle of education, research and service.
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DISCOVER THE NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL MEASURE OF OUR RESEARCH AND SCHOLARSHIP.Our faculty and staff are comprehensive engineers and researchers who combine the spirit of invention and innovation to strengthen our community and advance our education and research nationally and internationally.
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Please contact us for more information about our aerospace, mechanical and renewable and clean energy undergraduate and graduate programs.
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