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About Us

The UCF Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in these areas:

Mechanical Engineering

Our mechanical engineering graduate programs are ranked among the top 100 in the nation per U.S. News and World Report.

Aerospace Engineering

UCF is the No. 1 supplier of graduates to the aerospace and defense industries and one of the top preferred suppliers in the nation.

Biomedical Engineering

Our biomedical engineering students participate in collaborative research opportunities at UCF and beyond.

We are diverse. We are innovative. We are MAE.

As a department, we constantly evolve and always strive to provide the highest quality education in engineering. We serve more than 4,000 of UCF’s 68,000 students through our undergraduate and graduate programs in mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering and biomedical engineering. We boast an esteemed international faculty and a dedicated staff who ensure that our students are supplied with the skills necessary to achieve life-long learning and professional development.

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering is housed within the College of Engineering and Computer Science, one of 13 colleges at UCF. The department is home to the Center for Advanced Turbomachinery and Energy Research, which partners with many of the top engineering companies in Central Florida.

We’re also located in sunny Orlando, Florida, near the top theme parks in the world, a major international airport, beautiful beaches and cultural venues such as the Orlando Museum of Art and the Dr. Philips Center for the Performing Arts. Moreover, we’re conveniently located near major engineering companies such as Siemens, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, Mitsubishi, Aerojet Rocketdyne and GE, to name a few.

Interested in joining the MAE team? Visit UCF’s faculty website for more reasons why UCF is your new home.