Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

About the Program

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Students gain advanced knowledge of energy systems and energy conversion; combustion and reacting flows; fluid mechanics; computational fluid dynamics; heat transfer; aeronautics; aerodynamics; aeroacoustics, aerovehicle and spacecraft control; biofluid and biosolid mechanics; biorobotics; mechanical systems and design; automotive system dynamics; dynamic systems and controls; manufacturing; and sensors and microelectromechanical systems. Students graduate with the qualitative and quantitative skills necessary for professional research and teaching in mechanical and aeronautical engineering.

Degree Type
Departmentally-Based Graduate Program
Degrees Offered
M.S. Plan I
M.S. Plan II
Ph.D. Plan B
Lead Dean

College of Engineering

Major Code
GMAE

Admissions and Fellowship Information

Admission Deadlines
Priority: Dec 15, 2022
General: Jan 15, 2023
Space Available: Apr 1, 2023
Internal Fellowship Deadlines
Prospective Student Fellowship: Dec 15, 2022
Continuing Student Fellowship: Jan 15, 2023

Program Contact Information

Primary Program Contacts

Graduate Program Coordinator

Program Coordinator
Melany Miners
(530) 752-9499 | mjminers@ucdavis.edu

Graduate Program Chair

Vice Chair
Vinod Narayanan
(530) 752-9086 | vnarayanan@ucdavis.edu

Department Chair
Bahram Ravani
(530) 754-6130 | bravani@ucdavis.edu

Additional Contacts

Program Contacts

Advisor: Primary Contact
Vinod Narayanan
Mechanical & Aerospace Engr
(530) 752-9086 | vnarayanan@ucdavis.edu

Advisor: General
Bahram Ravani
Mechanical & Aerospace Engr
(530) 754-6130 | bravani@ucdavis.edu

Advisor: Admissions Only
Masakazu Soshi
Mechanical & Aerospace Engr
(530) 752-8073 | msoshi@ucdavis.edu