Department of Aerospace Engineering & Engineering Mechanics
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA, 92182
The Department of Aerospace Engineering & Engineering Mechanics
at San Diego State
University is not only a unique department at San Diego State University,
it is also one of only 50 aerospace programs in the United States.
The Department excels in research and teaching in
traditional and modern Aerospace Engineering. It has exceptional facilities,
like state-of-the-art low
speed and high-speed
windtunnels and water tunnels, and large computer clusters. Principal areas of
research activity include aerodynamic design,
computational aerodynamics, jet and rocket propulsion,
fundamental fluid dynamics and structural design and optimization.
The Department enjoys strong connections with
the large, local aerospace industry in San Diego,
including Northrop Grumann, General Atomics, Lockheed Martin,
Solar Turbines, and Navair. Alumni of the department have proven that
students completing the aerospace engineering degree are well-rounded engineers, who are successful in today's industries.