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
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.
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.