Huge turnout for M:2:I program kickoff

Students at sessionA large number of students filled up seats in the Howe Hall atrium for the M:2:I (make to Innovate) program kickoff event August 21. Matthew Nelson, program coordinator, led the event, which informed students of how the program is organized, goals, policies, and how to register.

Sponsored by Boeing, the program engages undergraduate students through hands-on projects to augment their understanding of engineering fundamentals. The program is open to engineering students outside of Aerospace Engineering, with students from Mechanical Engineering and Electrical and Computer Engineering typically taking part.Anyone not able to attend but still interested in being part of the program can learn more at

More photos are available on the Department of Aerospace Engineering Facebook page at


Positions Available

Three Ph.D. positions, Engineering Mechanics program in mechanics and materials, Anson Marston Distinguished Professor Valery Levitas group

Three positions available to perform work on federally funded projects on modeling stress-induced phase transformations, plasticity, and their interactions at nano-, micro-, and macroscales. For more information and how to apply, click here.

Aerospace Engineering Hours

  • Office, 1200 Howe: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Howe Hall: Monday-Saturday, 6 a.m.-10:30 p.m.; Sunday, 7 a.m.-10:30 p.m.
  • Emergency contact: Building supervisor Jim Benson, 515-294-4946