University of California, Irvine

Henry Samueli School of Engineering

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering


UC Irvine Graduate Division

University of California

Irvine, CA 92697

United States


(949) 824-5544


(949) 824-7993

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department Areas of Emphasis: Continuum Mechanics – physics of fluids; physics and chemistry of solids; structures and engineered materials; computational fluid and solid mechanics Power, Propulsion, and Environment – aerospace propulsion; combustion and thermophysics; fuel cell technologies; atmospheric physics and impacts; computational fluid and solid mechanics Micro/Nanomechanics – miniaturization engineering; mechatronics; biotechnology; computational nanomechanics Systems and Design – dynamic systems, optimization and control; biomechanical engineering; robotics and machine learning; design engineering


Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities

International Student Requirements:

Students whose primary language is not English are required to take the TOEFL exam. Minimum scores as are follows: 550 pBT, 213 cBT, 80 iBT.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: Tuition assistance is available through student loans

Locale: Midsize City

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