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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

7 engineering seniors honored as 20116 Merrill Presidential Scholars

Seven Cornell Engineering students spent a portion of Senior Week not only celebrating their own...

Ankur Singh, Assistant Professor for MAE received the

2015 Biomaterials Outstanding Paper award at the 10th World Biomaterials Congress in Montreal.

Professor Mark Campbell - reappointed as

the S.C. Thomas Sze Director of the Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.

Emeritus engineering professor Tobias de Boer dies at 85

Emeritus professor Tobias de Boer, who taught mechanical and aerospace engineering at Cornell for...

Tompkins County Energy Roadmap accepted by the County Legislature:

Professor Max Zhang who was hired in 2014 by the Steering Committee to complete the project along...

Latest Spotlights

Mike Psiaki (B.Sc. 2009), Senior Designer, the LEGO Group

is interviewed by Innovation Navigation about his design of Lego's Ferrari F40.

Sibley School Recognizes AIAA Executive Board Members.

The Cornell Chapter of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) executive board members have shown exemplary leadership qualities.

Chris Hernandez, Cornell University – Bones Reveal New Engineering Secret

Dr. Hernandez delves into how bones heal themselves and return to their original function, which could give machines in faraway places a chance to last longer without replacement parts.

Passion and Engineering Combine for First-Time Entrepreneur

Rev Hardware Accelerator Alumna Wins Student Business of the Year