Mechanical, Materials, and Aerospace Engineering
The Department of Mechanical, Materials, and Aerospace Engineering offers students the opportunity to explore the design and manufacture of machines, aircraft, vehicles beyond the earth's atmosphere, and the structure and properties of engineering materials.
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Materials engineers are producing new and better materials that are revolutionizing the way we work and live. Whether developing energy materials for fuel cells or producing smart materials behind advanced sensors, our materials engineers are shaping innovations that are changing the world for the better.
The department's undergraduate degrees in mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, and materials science and engineering are all accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, Inc.
Our ABET-accredited programs will prepare you to excel in a wide range of industries that require optimization, processing, and selection. Click below for annual ABET-accredited program enrollment data :
The Mechanical, Materials, and Aerospace Engineering (MMAE) Department at Illinois Institute of Technology invites candidates interested in pursuing graduate degrees in MMAE at Illinois Tech to apply for the Thomas and Josette Morel Graduate Fellowship, which honors former MMAE faculty Andrew Fejer, T. Paul Torda, and Mark Morkovin. Applicants should submit their applications through the graduate admissions portal by April 15.
For additional information, and to be added to those being considered for the fellowship, please contact Elena Magnus, administrative coordinator in MMAE at email@example.com with a detailed resume and transcripts.
Wei Chen, assistant professor of materials science and engineering in Armour College of Engineering’s Department of Mechanical, Materials, and Aerospace Engineering, has received the National Science...
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Armour Faculty Mentor Local High School Girls in ComEd Icebox Derby, Expose Students to Career Possibilities in STEM
Illinois Institute of Technology faculty members volunteered as mechanical engineering mentors for ComEd’s sixth annual Icebox Derby, as part of a growing effort to encourage women to pursue education...
Our faculty research includes topics in emerging areas such as robotics, fluid dynamics, design, materials science, green energy, transportation, biomechanics, and space systems.Learn More
Participate in breakthrough research with our mechanical, materials, and aerospace engineering faculty, applying real-world applications and working on projects that will address the biggest issues facing our local and global communities.Learn More
Our students have the opportunity to gain real-world experience and develop professional skills through student-run organizations, department workshops, seminars, and networking events.Get Started
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