The mission of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering is to provide undergraduate and graduate education, research, and public service in the mechanical and aerospace engineering disciplines and to support the mechanical and aerospace engineering needs of Huntsville, the State of Alabama, the region, our nation, and the international community.

Core Values

  • Academic excellence
  • Academic freedom 
  • Integrity, professionalism, and ethical behavior
  • Life-long learning and professional development
  • Teamwork and Leadership
  • Effective communication
  • Continuous improvement