A better way to heal from heart disease

Bioengineered lymphatic vessels are Prof. Donny Hanjaya-Putra’s new arsenal in the fight against the No. 1 killer of Americans.

Donny Hanjaya Putra and Adriana Archilla.

Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering aspires to Innovate for Humanity, tackling problems that affect human dignity and quality of life worldwide.

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Marine fog comes under focus in new five-year study

Researchers at the University of Notre Dame will lead a five-year study to improve the fundamental understanding, …

Four AME graduate students receive outstanding teaching awards

Yuko Inoue, Daniel Martin, Robert Neal, and Jose Padilla have received 2021 Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching …

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Notre Dame experiment is in route to space station; could lead to more effective early cancer screenings

Researchers studying how bubbles form and function sent a fully automated, self-contained experiment to the …

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Hernan Delgado honored with Notre Dame’s Shaheen Graduate Student Award

Hernan Delgado, a Ph.D. graduate in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, has received the Eli J. and Helen Shaheen …

Congratulations Class of 2021 graduates

A Special Message to the AME Class of 2021

Congratulations! You have met all the requirements for graduation from the University of Notre Dame during a time of …

Congratulations 2021 Ph.D. and M.S. graduates

Congratulations to the 2021 AME Ph.D. and M.S. graduates

Congratulations! You have worked hard and have achieved an outstanding milestone in your career. We wish you every …

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Facilities and Resources

Hessert Laboratory for Aerospace Research and Hessert Laboratory at White Field are among the world’s finest university-based aerospace research facilities. They feature 19 major high-speed wind tunnels that generate the near-flight conditions for groundbreaking work in aerospace engineering, as well as labs and equipment that support investigations in aero-acoustics, aero-optics, fluid-structure interactions, gas-turbine propulsion, general flow control, hypersonics, multi-phase flows, sensor and flow actuator development, and wind energy.

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Undergraduate Programs

Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering offers two undergraduate degree programs, one in Aerospace Engineering and one in Mechanical Engineering.

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Clubs and community

Students contribute to campus life and the engineering profession through many clubs and organizations, including the Rocket Team, BajaSAE, NDSeed, Engineers without Borders, the marching band, glee club, liturgical choir, and many others.

Spotlight on Research in Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering

Fighting to go faster and farther than ever thought possible

Prof. Tom Juliano works at the next frontier of aerospace research, using the Mach-6 wind tunnel in the Hessert Laboratory for Aerospace Research to solve complex issues in high-speed flight. Plans are underway for a Mach-10 quiet tunnel that will extend research in this area to yet higher speeds.