Neel Baptiste

Our Research

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Graduate Programs

The majority of outstanding technical problems in today’s science and engineering require a multi-disciplinary approach, and our department has a strong tradition in defining and pursuing new research areas at the intersection of engineering, physics, chemistry, biological sciences, and applied mathematics.

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Undergraduate Programs

The Department offers two accredited degree programs, one in Mechanical Engineering and the other in Aerospace Engineering.  Students who wish to pursue both programs simultaneously can do so with careful planning of course selections.  Either program provides a foundation for a wide range of career objectives and may be combined with certificate programs.

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Aimy Wissa

Aimy Wissa: Engineering Solutions Inspired by Nature

When Aimy Wissa was six years old, she became fascinated by the mechanics of airplanes. She wanted to know how they worked and how to fix them. When she moved from Egypt to New Jersey at age 16, she was determined to study aerospace engineering.

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madeline vorenkamp

Madeline Vorenkamp: Drawn to Rocket Science and the Frontiers of Space Exploration

Knowing she was a strong STEM candidate going into college, Madeline Vorenkamp gravitated toward becoming a mechanical engineer on one hand and a surgeon on the other.

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