Mission and Goals

Our Mission

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.

Our Goals

1. Attract, support, and retain the very best faculty we can.

2. Continuously improve the MAE infrastructure and create best-in-practice operations to support faculty scholarship

3. Foster excellence in teaching and student experiences within and beyond Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.

4. Institutionalize and promote a MAE culture of collegiality, collaboration, achievement, and integrity