"If we can drive this technology forward and showcase the economic benefits of offshore wind, we can coalesce the public...
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
Patrick Hopkins as been selected for the U.S. Defense Science Study Group, a prestigious program bringing together the United States’...
Lin Ma is producing measurements for turbulent flows and flames in 4D— three dimensions plus time.
Associate Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and Emergency Medicine, Vice Chair for Research Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical Director, Center for Applied Biomechanics
- Injury biomechanics – Head, C-Spine, Chest, Abdomen and Pelvis and extremities
- Occupant Kinematics
- Pedestrian Injury
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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