Matthew Asper, a third-year aerospace engineering major at the University of Virginia, has been named among “Tomorrow’s Technology...
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.
Professors Richard Kent and Jeff Crandall, biomechanical engineers at the Center for Applied Biomechanics (CAB), have taken the...
The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. Assistant professor Shawn Russell combines biomechanics and orthopaedics--the outcome...
"Research in engineering is hard, but that is what makes it worthwhile. Problems that are interesting, complex, and have an...
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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
$ 575 k
average research funding per tenured and tenure-track faculty
undergraduate students combined in aerospace and mechanical engineering programs