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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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Updates on Covid-19

The University of Minnesota is closely monitoring the emerging public health concern involving the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The University’s top priority remains the health, safety, and well-being of our University community.

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News & Events

Yi Hui Tee, recipient of the Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship

Outstanding Student, Yi Hui Tee, Receives Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship

Yi Hui Tee is awarded the highly competitive Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship for the 2020-21 academic year.
Rong Ma, recipient of the Amelia Earhart Fellowship

Doctoral Student, Rong Ma, Received 2020-21 Amelia Earhart Fellowship

Rong Ma is awarded the Amelia Earhart Fellowship