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Aerospace Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

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The Aerospace Engineering Department at SDSU provides education and training in aerospace engineering principles and state-of-the-art practice that emphasizes problem solving, multidisciplinary team work, and ethical engineering practice. We aspire to maintain an active and high quality research program that contributes to future innovations in aerospace engineering. We collaborate with aerospace industry, U.S. national labs and professional aerospace societies to address current and emerging challenges.

Department News

♦   Aerospace Engineering Graduate Students receive prestigeous NASA Fellowships
♦   National College Resources Foundation pledged a $2 million gift to support the Rocket Project and Aerospace Engineering research
♦   National College Resources Foundation donated a MOCAT to Rocket Project valued at $264,000
♦  Professor Gustaaf Jacobs – Modelling Shock Waves and Particle Interactions in High-Speed Flows
♦  We are pleased to announce the 2018 Galactic Unite Borden Scholarship recipients have been determined.
♦  The Department of Aerospace Engineering at San Diego State University is soliciting applicants for the 2017/2018 SDSU Galactic Unite Borden scholarships.
♦   SDSU selected as a top university nationally for aerospace and defense industry
♦  Successful Faculty Led Program in Germany again in Summer 2017
♦  2017-2018 SDSU Speer Aerospace Scholarship Awards Announced
♦  Congratulations to the AE Class of 2017!
♦  The Aerospace Engineering Graduate Program ranked No. 37 Nationally.
♦  AE alumnus selected to be Young Professional Liason to AIAA Board of Trustees.
♦  2016 Galactic Unite Borden Scholarship recipients announced.
♦  Professor Ping Lu received NASA JSC Director's Innovation Group Achieviement Award.
♦  Two students won awards at the SDSU Student Research Symposium 2017.
♦  Professor Venkataraman was the Principal Investigator of a grant at the amount of $199,800 from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research.
♦  Professor Gustaaf Jacobs received a 3-year grant totaling $1,000,000 from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research.
AE Highlights

Collier Research HyperSizer/AIAA Structures Best Paper

Collier Research HyperSizer/AIAA Structures Best Paper

Awarded for the contribution on Joined Wings.

AE-123 Student Project

AE-123 Student Project

Fixing a rubber-band powered propeller for a flight test.

Distinction in Aeronautics and Astronautics

Distinction in Aeronautics and Astronautics

Prof. Ping Lu elected to be an AIAA Fellow.

NAVAIR Student Tour

NAVAIR Student Tour

SDSU AIAA Student Branch visiting NAVAIR Fleet Readiness Center Southwest.

Engineering Students Take Flight

Engineering Students Take Flight

SDSU Design/Build/Fly Team takes 2nd place in international competition.

Aero Wind Tunnel Facility in the News

Aero Wind Tunnel Facility in the News

The wind tunnel facility at San Diego State has been and will continue to be a vital asset to our aerospace engineering education and research programs.
Find us

Engineering Building, Room 308 (E-308).

Department of Aerospace Engineering 
San Diego State University

San Diego, CA 92182-1308