"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.
Virginia CubeSat Constellation of Three Virginia University Satellites Deployed into Orbit from International Space Station
Three Virginia university satellites, including one from UVA, were deployed into nearly simultaneous orbit from the International...
Despite howling winds and a last-minute steering problem, the Hoos Flying Club came out of a competition in Texas ranked No. 3 in the...
New research at the Center for Applied Biomechanics has found that while cars are getting safer overall, the odds of a female...
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