The mission of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering is to provide high-quality engineering education at the Bachelor's, Master's and PhD levels, appropriate to the discipline and consistent with our status as a first-rate research university. In particular, the elements of our mission are to:
Attract, support, and retain the very best faculty we can.
Continuously improve infrastructure
and create best-in-practice operations to support faculty scholarship.
Foster excellence in teaching and student experiences within and beyond Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.
Institutionalize and promote a MAE culture of collegiality, collaboration,
achievement, and integrity.