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Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
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Student Experience

Mechanical and aerospace engineering students are part of a connected community with faculty and researchers.

Real World Experience

The mechanical and aerospace engineering program at Rutgers provides students with a focused engineering education along with specialization in the interest areas of aeorspace and energy. We believe that a solid foundation of mathematical, scientific, and technical knowledge provides students with opportunities for meaningful research and prepares them for a globally competitive, diverse workplace. 

Internships provide practical professional experience in business and industrial settings. Students work in teams on senior design projects, putting clasroom learning to real-life use.


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Research Opportunities

Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering students tackle issues of global importance, communicate ideas, and envision projects and solutions that make the world a better place to live.

Once in the program, they have access to state-of-the-art equipment in nearly 20 advanced labs and centers to apply their classroom learning in creating designs and conducting experiments.

Rutgers MAE students can focus their efforts on a host of cutting-edge research including:

  • Design and control
  • Solid mechanics
  • Materials and structures
  • Fluid mechanics
  • Thermal science
  • Mechanobiology
  • Robotics
  • Unmanned vehicles
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