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Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering

Saint Louis University's Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering can prepare you to design aircraft, or explore the universe in aerospace engineering. Or work with all facets of machines and designs in mechanical engineering. 

Academic Areas

Aerospace Engineering

Pursue a challenging technical education that emphasizes your understanding of complex systems. SLU's aerospace engineering program will help launch your career with design skills that are carefully integrated into engineering courses.

Facilities include:

  • A sophisticated computer-aided design laboratory
  • Wind tunnels
  • A structures laboratory
  • A reconfigurable engineering flight simulator
  • Unmanned aerial systems labs 

Mechanical Engineering

SLU provides a unique, intellectually challenging, hands-on curriculum that integrates broad-based technical knowledge in mechanical engineering with tangible skills.

You'll learn the principles of solid modeling, creative problem-solving, design and product realization.

Facilities include:

  • Fluid dynamics
  • Thermodynamics
  • A machine shop
  • Wind tunnels
  • A water tunnel 
  • Mechatronics labs