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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Graham Candler

Professor Graham Candler Elected to the National Academy of Engineering

Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics Professor Graham Candler was elected to the National Academy of Engineering, one of the highest honors awarded to an engineer.
Demoz Gebre-Egziabher

Demoz Gebre-Egziabher Receives Dr. Samuel M. Burka Award

The Institute of Navigation presented AEM Professor Demoz Gebre-Egziabher along with two others with the Samuel M. Burka Award for their paper titled, "Gaussian-Pareto Overbounding of DGNSS