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Aerospace engineering student named NASA Space Technology Graduate Researcher
National society recognizes contributions from  professor and graduate student
Developing morphable wings for unmanned aircraft inspired by bird flight

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Aerospace engineer Robert Melton elected to international society

Aerospace engineering student named NASA Space Technology Graduate Researcher

Media mention: “‘Over & Over Again’ exhibition bridges gap between science, art at Penn State’s HUB Galleries”

Professor, graduate student soar to success through shared sailplane passion

Media Mention: ‘Educators: Development of electric rotocraft excites students’

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29

Engineering career: Industry, government, and university …from student to professional… YOUR journey

125 Reber Building
9:30 am

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Sep
29

NAVAIR Information Session

22 Deike Building
6:00–7:00 p.m.

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Oct
18

CareerPREP: Tips for Successful Job Search Communication

220 Hammond Building
6:30–7:30 p.m.

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About the Aerospace Engineering Department

The Penn State Department of Aerospace Engineering, established in 1961 and the only aerospace engineering department in Pennsylvania, is consistently recognized as one of the top aerospace engineering departments in the nation. The department is also an international leader in aerospace education, research, and engagement.

The department is built upon the fundamentals of academic integrity, innovation in research, and commitment to the advancement of industry. Through an innovative curriculum and world-class instruction that reflects current industry practice and embraces future trends, Penn State Aerospace Engineering students develop professional excellence, engineering thinking, and gain deep technical knowledge in the core disciplines and integrative systems of aerospace engineering.

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  • Sigma Gamma Tau (SGT): National Honor Society in Aerospace Engineering
  • Student Space Programs Laboratory

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The Penn State Department of Aerospace Engineering, established in 1961 and the only aerospace engineering department in Pennsylvania, is consistently recognized as one of the top aerospace engineering departments in the nation, and is also an international leader in aerospace education, research, and engagement. Our undergraduate program is ranked 15th and our graduate programs are ranked 15th nationally by U.S. News & World Report, while one in 25 holders of a B.S. degree in aerospace engineering in the U.S. earned it from Penn State. Our students are consistently among the most highly recruited by industry, government, and graduate schools nationwide.

The department is built upon the fundamentals of academic integrity, innovation in research, and commitment to the advancement of industry. Through an innovative curriculum and world-class instruction that reflects current industry practice and embraces future trends, Penn State Aerospace Engineering graduates emerge as broadly educated, technically sound aerospace engineers who will become future leaders in a critical industry

Department of Aerospace Engineering

229 Hammond Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-865-2569