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2017-2018 University Catalog 
2017-2018 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

School of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering

The Aeronautics and Astronautics 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.


Contact Information


Armstrong Hall of Engineering
Room 3300
(765) 494-5117 Phone
(765) 494-0307 FAX

Undergraduate Student Services

Prof. William Anderson
Associate Head for Undergraduate Education
ARMS 3301
(765) 494-2658

Sarah Allard
Senior Academic Advisor
ARMS 3313

Rebecca Whitley
Academic Advisor
ARMS 3312

Lisa Crain
Undergraduate Program Coordinator
ARMS 3314
(765) 494-5157


Graduate Information

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




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