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Kevin T. Crofton Department of Aerospace and Ocean Engineering

Students prepare a model plane for flight on an airstrip.
Department of Aerospace and Ocean Engineering (MC0203)
Randolph Hall, RM 215
460 Old Turner St.
Blacksburg, VA 24061
United States

The Department of Aerospace and Ocean Engineering offers a unique blend of two disciplines that takes advantage of commonality in the analysis and design of aerospace and ocean systems.  All faculty are actively engaged in our broad research programs,   including aerodynamics, hydrodynamics, structural mechanics, material science, dynamics and control, multidisciplinary design optimization, and energy systems. 

At a Glance

Undergraduate and graduate degrees are offered in both disciplines, with more than 550 undergraduate students and 160 graduate students enrolled.  Our M.S. degrees can be earned through distance learning.  We have a yearly graduation rate of over 140 Bachelor's, 25 Master's and 15 Doctoral degrees.

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