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 A new $36M turbine facility, being constructed in South Bend's Ignition Park and scheduled to open in July 2016, 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 at the Speed of Sound A generous donation to the University of Notre Dame's Airborne Aero-Optics Laboratory (AAOL) gave free-space communication a transonic boost as faculty, students, and staff continue researching at the speed of sound in their new flying research lab.
Research at the Speed of Sound
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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Notre Dame Robotics Featured in New James Patterson Book "House of Robots"
Notre Dame Robotics Featured in New James Patterson Book "House of Robots"
November 24, 2014

Prolific bestselling author James Patterson releases a new children’s book today (Nov. 24) and it has a distinct University of Notre Dame feel.

Reaching for the Stars: Anything Is Possible
Reaching for the Stars: Anything Is Possible
October 21, 2014

When Dava J. Newman arrived on the Notre Dame campus a mere decade after the University first admitted women, she thought, “It is great to be a woman in engineering.” It still is. On Oct. 17, the White House announced the nomination of Newman (B.S., AME ’86) for the position of NASA Deputy Administrator. If she receives Senate confirmation for the No. 2 position at NASA, Newman would help oversee the agency’s legislative, intergovernmental, mission support, and International Space Station programs.

Prof. Thomas C. Corke honored at October 4 Home Football Game
Prof. Thomas C. Corke honored at October 4 Home Football Game
October 16, 2014

As stated by the Office of the Provost, "the university is not simply shaped by its faculty; rather, they define it, taking ideas about teaching, research, and mission and putting them into practice on a day-to-day basis with students and colleagues in any number of settings."

Groundbreaking Ceremony Held at Ignition Park Site of Notre Dame Turbomachinery Facility
Groundbreaking Ceremony Held at Ignition Park Site of Notre Dame Turbomachinery Facility
October 16, 2014

Groundbreaking ceremonies were held Wednesday (Oct. 15) for two multitenant office buildings at South Bend’s Ignition Park, which will include space for the University of Notre Dame’s new Turbomachinery Facility.

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Robert Bernhard

Robert Bernhard

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Robert Bernhard

College of Engineering Vice President for Research
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Michael Seelinger

Michael Seelinger

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Office: 375 Fitzpatrick Hall of Engineering

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Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Associate Professional Specialist and Associate Teaching Professor
College of Engineering Associate Professional Specialist and Associate Teaching Professor
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Michael Seelinger

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