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2022-2023 University Catalog 
2022-2023 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

School of Aeronautics and Astronautics

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.

Mission Statement

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.

Faculty (website)

Contact Information

School of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Neil Armstrong Hall of Engineering
701 West Stadium Avenue
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2041
Phone: (765)494-5157
Fax: (765)494-0307

Graduate Information

For Graduate Information please see Aeronautics and Astronautics Graduate Program Information .


    Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering


      Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering