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Fighting for the Human Heart Notre Dame researchers are developing human equivalent tissues that can be used in pre-clinical studies for better understanding and treating medical conditions such as heart disease and breast cancer.
Fighting for the Human Heart
Mach 6 quiet hypersonic test facility The University of Notre Dame has completed development of the country’s largest quiet Mach 6 hypersonic wind tunnel.
Mach 6 quiet hypersonic test facility
Studying the role of physics in brain development Notre Dame researchers are studying the role of physics in gyrification, the folding process the brain undergoes during development.
Studying the role of physics in brain development

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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Steven R. Schmid receives SME 2019 International Honor Award
Steven R. Schmid receives SME 2019 International Honor Award
April 18, 2019

The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) announces Prof. Steven Schmid as one of five manufacturing professionals from industry and academia being recognized with a 2019 International Honor Award.

Martin awarded Rickover Fellowship in nuclear engineering
Martin awarded Rickover Fellowship in nuclear engineering
April 15, 2019

Daniel C. Martin, a graduate student in the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Notre Dame, has been named a 2019 Rickover Fellow.

Notre Dame engineers part of consortium proposing US-Mexico ‘energy-water corridor’ in lieu of border wall
Notre Dame engineers part of consortium proposing US-Mexico ‘energy-water corridor’ in lieu of border wall
March 19, 2019

Engineering professors at the University of Notre Dame have joined a consortium of 28 scientists, researchers and engineers in a proposal to build an extensive energy- and water-producing industrial corridor along the U.S.-Mexico border as an alternative to a border wall.

McClarren to receive American Nuclear Society Young Member Research Award
McClarren to receive American Nuclear Society Young Member Research Award
March 15, 2019

Ryan McClarren, associate professor of aerospace and mechanical engineering, has been selected to receive the Young Member’s Research Award by the Mathematics and Computations Division of the American Nuclear Society.

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Joel Boerckel

Joel Boerckel

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Phone: 215-746-8168

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Bioengineering Graduate Program Assistant Professor
College of Engineering Adjunct Assistant Professor
During development, our cells self-assemble to form microstructurally complex, multicellular tissues that possess critical biological and mechanical properties as well as remarkable potential for self-regeneration. However, these regenerative processes often are insufficient or break down, ...
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Joel Boerckel

Bioengineering Graduate Program Assistant Professor
College of Engineering Adjunct Assistant Professor
During development, our cells self-assemble to form microstructurally complex, multicellular tissues that possess critical biological and ...
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Barry Pawlowski

Barry Pawlowski

VIEW FULL PROFILE Email: bpawlows@nd.edu
Phone: 574-631-8947
Office: 224 Multidisciplinary Research Building

Barry Pawlowski

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