C-SWARM: A Framework for Predictive Science The multidisciplinary Center for Shock Wave-processing of Advanced Research Materials (C-SWARM) focuses on developing a computational framework for predictive science.
C-SWARM: A Framework for Predictive Science
University Partners in Manufacturing Innovation Institutes Notre Dame is one of only two universities to be named a partner in both of the advanced manufacturing institutes selected to receive government and private sector funding to help revolutionize manufacturing in the United States.
University Partners in Manufacturing Innovation Institutes
Microplasma Research in the Small Scale Transport Lab Researchers at Notre Dame are exploring low-temperature plasmas to address energy problems, offer new water purification methods, create new nanomaterials, and convert captured waste heat into electricity.
Microplasma Research in the Small Scale Transport Lab
Improving Components of Gas Turbine Engines Although the official ribbon cutting will not occur until June 2016, the he new $36M turbine facility, opened its doors on Feb. 8. It will provide an environment for the development of performance enhancing flow control technologies at conditions similar to those in real engines.
Improving Components of Gas Turbine Engines
Summer Engineering Program in China During this seven-week study abroad/internship opportunity Notre Dame students work with Chinese students at Tsinghua University on real-world design challenges supplied by multinational corporations.
Summer Engineering Program in China
Research Near the Speed of Light A generous donation to the University of Notre Dame's Airborne Aero-Optics Laboratory gave free-space communication a transonic boost as faculty, students, and staff continue researching near the speed of light in their new flying research lab.
Research Near the Speed of Light
Locomotion and Balance Affect Quality of Life Researchers at Notre Dame are pairing gaming components with the study of human balance and locomotion, and applying their findings to better understanding walking, balance, and physical rehabilitation.
Locomotion and Balance Affect Quality of Life

Welcome to the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering

The Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering offers two undergraduate degree programs: aerospace engineering and mechanical engineering. Both tracks prepare students for careers in industry, government, or research laboratories.

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Two Students Named Gilman Scholars
Two Students Named Gilman Scholars
July 27, 2016

Mechanical engineering student Gabriel Higuera one of two students selected as Gilman Scholars.

Christensen Named Editor-in-chief of Measurement Science and Technology
Christensen Named Editor-in-chief of Measurement Science and Technology
July 20, 2016

Kenneth T. Christensen, the Collegiate Professor of Fluid Mechanics and assistant dean of faculty development in the College of Engineering at the University of Notre Dame, has been named the editor-in-chief for Measurement Science and Technology.

30 Under 30: Matthew R. Kelly
30 Under 30: Matthew R. Kelly
July 6, 2016

Matthew R. “Matt” Kelly is a Ph.D. candidate in mechanical engineering, but he could ace a major in leadership if such a degree were offered.

Plasma Electrochemistry: Transforming Greenhouse Gases
Plasma Electrochemistry: Transforming Greenhouse Gases
July 6, 2016

While advancing research in electric vehicles and fuel cells tend to be the top research areas in sustainable transportation, Associate Professor David Go and his team are opting to go down the road less traveled through a new approach to green chemistry: plasma electrochemistry.

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