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Our mission is to conduct visionary research in pursuit of the world's next great advances while providing a world-class education to tomorrow’s leaders in the fields of mechanical and aerospace engineering.

Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

The Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering has roots at Cornell that go back to the founding of the University in 1865. Since then the Sibley School has grown to become one of the largest academic units in the University. Currently housed in Thurston, Kimball, Upson, Grumman and Rhodes Halls, the Sibley School is home of the mechanical engineering (ME) B.S. degree program as well as graduate programs in the fields of mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering (AE) and theoretical and applied mechanics (TAM).

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Recent News

BOOM showcases high-tech student projects March 25

The annual "Bits on Our Minds" (BOOM) event displays projects from across campus that use...

Beating bird wings generate electricity for data collector

A technology that generates electricity from the beating wings of birds, bats or even moths could...

A clear and audacious goal: USA Today OpEd by Mason Peck

Defeatism, cynicism and mindless conservatism didn't get us to the moon.

Prof. Hernandez: My own McFarland Story

Professor Christopher Hernandez of Cornell’s Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering...

Cornell CoE and ANSYS helping

to train next generation of engineers worldwide to become proficient in engineering simulation...