Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics

aerospace engineer works in research lab

In aerospace engineering, students work closely with faculty to create, develop and apply aerospace technology to solve important global and societal problems — from mapping deforestation and migration to tracking weather patterns and more.

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www.ae.utexas.edu

Department Chair: Noel Clemens

Main office:WRW

Phone: 512-471-7593

 

Affiliated Research Centers

Center for Space Research (CSR)

The Center for Space Research conducts research in orbit determination, space geodesy, the Earth and its environment, exploration of the solar system, as well as expanding the scientific applications of space systems data.

Undergraduate Degree Plans and Requirements

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At a Glance

  • 8 U.S. News & World Report ranking of ASE's undergraduate program.
  • 7 U.S. News & World Report ranking of ASE's graduate program.
  • $69k The average starting salary for an aerospace engineer is $69,612.
  • 8 Faculty who are members of the National Academy of Engineering.
  • 6 Graduates have gone on to be astronauts for NASA and the European Space Agency.