UA's Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics undertakes an integral role in educating aerospace engineering and engineering science and mechanics students, conducting innovative and exciting scientific research, and improving the economic development of the state of Alabama.
The department has a long and rich history dating to 1912 with the formation of the Department of Engineering Mechanics and to the late 1920s with the start of the aeronautics program. The two departments merged in 1996 to form the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics. Today, with innovative programs and research, UA aerospace engineering continues to be an important training ground for future engineers across the state, region and nation.
The Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics has graduated students who have achieved successful careers in industry, education, the military and government. These students have been able to utilize the technical education they received at the Capstone in careers in a wide range of fields ranging from engineering to computer science to business and medical fields. Read more...
Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering
The Sporting Life: A growing number of Crimson Tide athletes studying engineering, computer science
July 30, 2015 - NEWS RELEASE - NEWS.ENG.UA.EDU
During his senior year in high school, Da’Shawn Hand announced on ESPN he planned to attend The University of Alabama… Read more
In The News: UA SITE camp hosts 150 high school students
July 29, 2015 - NEWS RELEASE - NEWS.ENG.UA.EDU
The University of Alabama’s engineering department held the 25th annual SITE camp, or Student Introductory to Engineering Camp, from July… Read more
Auto Focus: College Working with Auto Industry for Tomorrow’s Vehicles, Workforce
July 27, 2015 - NEWS RELEASE - NEWS.ENG.UA.EDU
Ten years from now, cars and trucks will have more electronics and software than mechanical parts, which creates an opportunity… Read more