Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science’s affiliate of the MIST Center are developing...
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering: Cross-cutting programs that drive innovation through excellence in academics and research
Our department brings together outstanding undergraduate and graduate programs with world-class expertise in energy, propulsion, autonomous systems, biomechanics and manufacturing. This cross-cutting environment and new partnerships have resulted in levels of student awards, publications and research funding that place us among the nation’s elite mechanical and aerospace engineering programs. We are equipping a generation of leaders to apply mechanical and aerospace engineering in solving society's challenges.
Biomechanical engineers add diversity to crash testing
Chris Goyne is teaming with Environmental Sciences and Astronomy to build a spacecraft that will measure NO2 in the air within cities...
Lin Ma is producing measurements for turbulent flows and flames in 4D— three dimensions plus time.
More About Our Department
Center for Applied Biomechanics
As the largest university-based injury biomechanics laboratory in the world, the UVA MAE Center for Applied Biomechanics specializes in impact biomechanics for injury prevention.
Rapid Prototyping Lab
The UVA MAE Rapid Prototyping Lab is a state-of-the-art advanced manufacturing facility that provides Computer-Aided Design, FDM 3D Printing, and Poly-Jet 3-D Printing services to our students, faculty, staff, and external clients.
tenured and tenure-track faculty
$ 515 k
average research funding per tenured and tenure-track faculty
undergraduate students combined in aerospace and mechanical engineering programs