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.

World-class educators.

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 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 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.

Our Students and Faculty in Action.

Aerospace Engineering Graduate Program, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.
Our students and faculty in action.


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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Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

Kettering Laboratories 361 
300 College Park 
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0238