Department of

Aerospace Engineering

smiling Penn State students standing around a table


This major field of study is designed primarily for those students who are interested in the
analysis, design, and operation of aircraft and space vehicles.

On behalf of the entire department, I welcome you to Aerospace Engineering! The faculty and staff will do everything possible to make your studies interesting and productive. I strongly urge you to meet with your academic advisor to discuss course scheduling, career opportunities, or other matters. Feel free to contact us about any matter you wish to discuss. Best wishes for your success,

Robert G. Melton
Professor of Aerospace Engineering and
Director of Undergraduate Studies