Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

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Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources
Engineering Science Building
395 Evansdale Dr.,
P.O. Box 6106
Morgantown, WV 26506-6106
P: 304.293.3111
F: 304.293.6689

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Statler College award winners announced

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Xingbo and Christian


WVU has been chosen as one of the 16 universities to compete in the latest AVTC: EcoCAR 3.

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Morris, Perhinschi win WVU Foundation teaching awards

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Melissa Morris and Mario Perhinschi

Flying WV

WVU to celebrate 25th anniversary of academies of distinguished alumni in mechanical and aerospace engineering

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WVU's Gross wins National Geospatial Intelligence Agency New Investigator award

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Jason Gross

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Mechanical engineers are problem solvers who are scientifically informed and mathematically minded. The aerospace engineering program at WVU is designed to prepare the student for a career in the aerospace industries and in government research and development centers and laboratories, as well as in military mission-oriented agencies.

The Department provides educational programs at the bachelor's, master's, and doctoral levels. At the undergraduate level, students can major in mechanical, aerospace, or create a dual major in both programs

Students participate in vibrant research program in such areas as aerodynamics and fluid mechanics; alternative fuels, engines, and emissions; bioengineering; control, design, and manufacturing; materials science; solid mechanics, materials, and structures; space flight and systems; and thermal sciences. A number of research centers coordinate the research activities of several faculty in a focused area of research.

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Employment Outlook

Graduates find employment in a wide range of industries, government agencies, and educational institutions where they are concerned with many functions.


To prepare students to practice their profession and to contribute to the well-being of society through research and service.