Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering
The curriculum emphasizes the disciplines of aerodynamics, aerospace systems, astrodynamics and space applications, propulsion, structures and materials, dynamics and control, and further provides courses that integrate these disciplines into the design of flight vehicles to perform the required mission.
The field of aeronautical and astronautical engineering addresses the challenging problems encountered in the design and operation of many types of aircraft, missiles, and space vehicles and places a constant demand on research and development groups for an even greater understanding of basic physical phenomena.
Employers from around the world contact the School of Aeronautics and Astronautics with information regarding positions available within their organizations.
To serve the State of Indiana and our Nation by providing degree granting programs - recognized as innovative learning experiences - that prepare students to be exceptional, recognized contributors to aeronautical and astronautical engineering in industry, government laboratories and universities.
To develop and maintain quality graduate research programs in technical areas relevant to Aeronautics and Astronautics and to foster a collegial and challenging intellectual environment necessary to conduct enabling and breakthrough research for aerospace systems.
School of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Neil Armstrong Hall of Engineering
701 West Stadium Avenue
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2041
For Graduate Information please see Aeronautics and Astronautics Graduate Program Information.
ProgramsBachelor of Science in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering
CoursesAeronautical and Astronautical Engineering