- Chemical & Materials Engineering
- Civil & Environmental Engineering & Engineering Mechanics
- Electrical & Computer Engineering
- Electro-Optics & Photonics
- Engineering Management, Systems and Technology
- Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Our region's history of innovation, design, aerospace and manufacturing make the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering an ideal place for you to develop skills and a career in mechanical, aerospace or renewable and clean energy engineering. We provide a dynamic atmosphere for learning, growing and developing accomplished engineers, scholars and professionals. Our strengths: aerospace, energy, mechanical systems, controls, biomechanics, materials and manufacturing — will become your strengths.
Our Students & Faculty in Action
- Mithun Nagabhairava's & Dustin Pohlman’s "Innovative Solar Demand Response” app
- Flight simulator competition — "Ready for Takeoff"
- Dr. Kimberly Bigelow and Erin Sutton "Maintaining Balance"
- Dr. Kelly Kissock — "Champion of Energy Efficiency"
- Dr. Andrew Murray — video: "Can You Lift the Empire State Building with the Weight of a Notebook?"
- Dr. Kevin Hallinan — video: "Is Sustainability Only for Greenies?"
- UD-Industrial Assessment Center receives U.S. Department of Energy Award of Excellence
- Dr. Kimberly Bigelow, director, Engineering Wellness through Biomechanics Lab — was Keynote speaker at AccessEngineering, the focus was on accessible, hands-on learning.
- Dr. Kimberly Bigelow: University of Dayton News: "Engineering Wellness"
Our faculty and staff are comprehensive engineers and researchers who strengthen our community by combining the spirit of invention and innovation to advance our education and research.
At the University of Dayton, the studies of mechanical, aerospace and renewable and clean energy systems engineering are taught by experts in these areas: 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.
Choose Your Career Path
Our graduates find excellent employment with many receiving job offers before graduation. Would you like to work in design, testing, manufacturing and research in areas such as acoustics, aircraft design, biomedical engineering, construction, environmentally conscious design, environmental engineering, ergonomics, 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, toys, and transportation?