What is Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering?

Aerospace and mechanical engineers design and build unique, complex mechanical-optical-electronic (mechoptronic) systems, ranging in scale from the International Space Station to microscale electric generators and pumping systems.

A broad range of engineering science research is critical to developing novel, complex mechoptronic systems. As a consequence, aerospace and mechanical engineers conduct extensive basic and applied research within and crossing their usual disciplinary boundaries, they also synthesize research from many other disciplines.

AME Lecturer Position Open

The Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering seeks candidates for a teaching position (Lecturer) to teach undergraduate and graduate courses. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible faculty position on the non-tenure track.

Competitive candidates will have the training and experience necessary to teach effectively in a highly-ranked aerospace and mechanical department that advances undergraduate students through an accredited BS degree program and graduate students in MS and PhD programs.

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CAM Team Wins Agile Robotics Competition

A team from USC’s Center for Advanced Manufacturing has won the Agile Robotics for Industrial Automation Competition (ARIAC) sponsored by NIST.

Staff Milestone: Valerie Childress (and her Trojan quadruplets!)

Valerie Childress, AME administrative assistant, has been featured in USC’s “staff milestone” series after working at the school for 37 years.

AME’s Ron Blackwelder Receives Colorado Alumni Award

The College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Colorado Boulder recognized six alumni for contributions to their fields and to the university at a banquet April 28.

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Professor Domaradzki Appointed AME Department Chair

A long-time faculty, Julian Domaradzki continues his service in the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, now as department chair

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Better, Faster, Smarter: Making Agile Robots

USC Center for Advanced Manufacturing team comes in first at the Agile Robotics for Industrial Automation Competition (ARIAC)

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