AEM ballooning students
Student with plane

Aerospace engineers play a key role in the advancement of society, performing work that touches our lives in countless ways beyond aircraft and spacecraft design alone. 

With a stellar reputation and strong research focus that yields real-world breakthroughs, the University of Minnesota (UMN) Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics (AEM) Department is the premier destination for transforming active learners into lifelong contributors.

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First year students work on adding extra layers to a fiberglass tube as an introduction to the wet layup process rocket team uses to construct the airframes of their rockets

Rocket Team Works on Improvements for Competitions

The Rocket Team is looking to continue their successful history at competitions by upgrading their rocket components.
AEM Career Panel 2

AEM Department Hosts Annual Career Panel

AEM students had the opportunity to listen to professionals in the aerospace field and participate in an informal networking session at the AEM Career Panel on Oct. 30, 2019. The event began with a