Aerospace engineers are involved at every step of research, development, integration, and production of aerospace systems. You’ll work with rockets, satellites, missiles, aircrafts, spacecraft, and all the systems that surround these fields. But before you can be there, you need a top of the line education and hands-on experiences. The Department of Aerospace Engineering is an international leader in the field. With top 10 nationally ranked undergraduate and graduate programs, internationally renowned faculty, and state-of-the-art research facilities, the department has been committed to excellence and leadership in teaching, research, and service since its inception in 1944.


Professional Development Programs:

Aerospace Engineering at Illinois offers five specialized certificates to best fit your interests.

Graduate Contacts

Ioannis Chasiotis   
Director of Graduate Studies

Jenna Russell

Jenna Russell
Graduate Programs Coordinator

Dung Quach Wisdom

Dung Quach Wisdom
Graduate Programs Advisor

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