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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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Anil Bajaj

Anil Bajaj Receives Caughey Dynamics Award

UMN alumnus Anil Bajaj, now a professor at Purdue University, was awarded the Caughey Dynamics Award
Luci Baker

Luci Baker Accepts Silberman Award

Luci Baker, a Ph.D. candidate in Aerospace, Engineering, and Mechanics, was awarded the Silberman Award for her work in experimental investigation of inertial particles in turbulent shear flows.