Executive Dean Pamela M. Norris will help lead continued research growth and expansion at GW.
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.
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Ph.D. student Darius Carter presents at prestigious conference: Future Leaders in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering: Celebrating...
The Esteemed Professor Sonya T. Smith, Trailblazer and University of Virginia School of Engineering Alumna
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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.
$ 573 K
average research funding per tenured and tenure-track faculty
increase in Ph.D. enrollment (since 2015)
increase in underrepresented populations for graduate students including women (since 2015)