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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CTSI Awards for Notre Dame Engineering Faculty
CTSI Awards for Notre Dame Engineering Faculty
July 28, 2015

Two Notre Dame faculty from the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering have been awarded Project Development Team grants on behalf of the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute.

Young Faculty Named to Endowed Positions
Young Faculty Named to Endowed Positions
July 20, 2015

David B. Go, associate professor of aerospace and mechanical engineering and concurrent associate professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, and Ashley P. Thrall, assistant professor of civil & environmental engineering & earth sciences, have been named endowed faculty in the College of Engineering.

Go to Receive Inaugural ECS Toyota Young Investigator Award
Go to Receive Inaugural ECS Toyota Young Investigator Award
July 15, 2015

David Go, associate professor in the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, has been named one of the three inaugural ECS Toyota Young Investigator Fellows by the Electrochemical Society and Toyota North America.

Engineering Faculty Receive DURIP Grants Totaling More than $1.8 Million
Engineering Faculty Receive DURIP Grants Totaling More than $1.8 Million
July 14, 2015

Four faculty from the College of Engineering at the University of Notre Dame have received Defense University Research Instrument Program (DURIP) grants from the Department of Defense (DOD) for 2015, totaling more than $1.8 million.

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Rodney McClain

Rodney McClain

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Phone: 574-631-6124
Office: B028 Hessert Laboratory

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Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Associate Professional Specialist
College of Engineering Associate Professional Specialist
Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
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Rodney McClain

Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Associate Professional Specialist
College of Engineering Associate Professional Specialist
Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
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