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Jonathan MacArt

Jonathan MacArt receives NSF CAREER award to model high-efficiency, low-emission engines

Jonathan MacArt, assistant professor of aerospace and mechanical engineering at the University of Notre Dame, has …

Thomas J. Mueller

Thomas J. Mueller, professor emeritus of aerospace and mechanical engineering

Thomas J. Mueller, professor emeritus of aerospace and mechanical engineering at the University of Notre …

David Go

David Go appointed vice president and associate provost for strategic planning

David Go, the Viola D. Hank Professor of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering and chair of the Department of Aerospace …

Prof. Tengfei Luo

Engineers use quantum computing to develop transparent window coating that blocks heat, saves energy

Cooling accounts for about 15 percent of global energy consumption. Conventional clear windows allow the sun to heat …

Illustration of the Machine Learning-Assisted Ultrafast Flash Sintering of High-Performance and Flexible Silver-Selenide Thermoelectric Devices

Flash! A superfast new method to manufacture high-performance thermoelectric devices for energy harvesting and cooling

Yanliang Zhang, associate professor of aerospace and mechanical engineering at the University of Notre Dame, and …

Maria Holland

Maria Holland receives Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (MIRA) from NIH

Maria Holland, assistant professor of aerospace and mechanical engineering at the University of Notre Dame, has …

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Bulging and Poking of 2D Crystals

Dr. Nanshu Lu, University of Texas at Austin
3:30 p.m., February 14, 2023

A New Class of Numerical Methods with Embedded Computational Intelligence for Coupled Field Problems and Discrepancy Modeling

Arif Masud, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
3:30 p.m., February 21, 2023

The Trouble with Contact: State Estimation and Control Generation for Discontinuous Systems

Prof. Aaron Johnson, Carnegie Mellon University
3:30 p.m., February 28, 2023

Why Touch Sensing Is Essential for Robotic Manipulation — and When It Isn’t

Robert D. Howe, Harvard University
3:30 p.m., March 7, 2023

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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.

Fighting to Go Faster and Farther than Ever Thought Possible