Graduate

The Department of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is an international leader in aerospace science and engineering. 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.

AE at Illinois offers graduate programs leading to the degrees of Master of Science (MS) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Aerospace Engineering (AE) and a Master of Engineering (MEng) with a concentration in Aerospace Systems Engineering. A student may pursue major study in one of the following general areas: aerodynamics, astrodynamics, combustion and propulsion, control systems, dynamical systems, fluid mechanics, structural mechanics, and materials.

Undergraduate & Graduate Contacts

Brian S. Woodard

Brian S. Woodard
Director of Undergraduate Programs
(217) 300-8109
bswoodrd@illinois.edu

Laura Ann Gerhold

Laura Ann Gerhold
Academic Advisor & Coordinator of Undergraduate Program
(217) 244-8671
gerhold@illinois.edu

John Lambros

John Lambros
Interim Director of Graduate Studies
(217) 333-2242 
lambros@illinois.edu

Jenna Russell

Jenna Russell
Graduate Programs Coordinator 
jennar@illinois.edu

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