With over a century of tradition and excellence, research is a foundation of the MAE department. Our research reflects a distinctly cross-disciplinary focus and offers our students broad opportunities to match personal interests with career development.
Our faculty focus on broad areas of research interest:
- Aeroelasticity & Fluid Structure Interaction
- Dynamics & Vibrations
- Fluid Mechanics
- Robotics and Controls
- Solid Mechanics & Materials
- Thermal Sciences and Energy
Research is supported by grants from the National Science Foundation, NASA, the Departments of Energy and Defense, the Army, Air Force and Navy research divisions, as well as national laboratories such as Los Alamos and Sandia, located in New Mexico.