Smead Aerospace Engineering Sciences has an active research program that engages faculty, postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, and undergraduate students. The Department had research awards of $33.2 million last fiscal year, more than any other department in the College of Engineering and Applied Science.
Ongoing research activities span the focus areas of the department:
Researchers are organized into four major research centers to address multidisciplinary aerospace research topics. Individual faculty also establish research laboratories to conduct state-of-the-art research.