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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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Susan Redmond in the lab in Antarctica

Susan Redmond: Exploring the origins of the universe through engineering

The sun never sets in the Antarctic summer, which is quite convenient for solar powered science.

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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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