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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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News & Events

Department Mourns the Loss of Thomas S. Lundgren

Thomas S. Lundgren, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, died on October 9, 2021. He had a long and illustrious career in the Department.

AFRL Selects University of Minnesota for Prestigious Satellite Program

Professors Gebre-Egziabher (AEM) and Lindsay Glesener (SPA) in collaboration with Professor Matts Heimdahl (CS) supervise CSE students building a CubeSat (10 x 10 x 30 cm satellite) known as EXACT