Aerospace and mechanical engineers design and build the tools, machines, and aeronautical technology that propel us forward, moving us into the future.
They are essential to manufacturing, oil and gas, aerospace, defense, civil infrastructure, health care, and consumer products industries. Led by our award-winning faculty with a philosophy of experiential learning, students gain a broad range of knowledge making them strong competitors in today’s job market and preparing students at all levels to solve engineering problems that are seen on a daily basis. Through project-based education, working in teams of fellow students, and the 31 full-time faculty of the school, students gain a unique educational experience.
The Strategic Equipment Investment Program, provided by the Office of the Vice President for Research and Partnerships, has funded five proposals to purchase equipment expected to advance research and creative activities at the University of Oklahoma.
Inspired by the April 2015 challenge by Jim Gallogly, the college's namesake, to pursue excellence, the Pursuit of Excellence Award honors those who regularly and selflessly serve the college with excellence in all they do. Presented at the fall Board of Advisors meeting, the awards are among the highest recognition given by the college. In addition to a cash award, recipients receive a certificate of distinction.
In collaboration, the University of Oklahoma has taken the lead in a Department of Energy project, with support from Kansas State University, to pioneer a new generation of reversible electrochemical cells. The cells have the potential to revolutionize energy storage by integrating seamlessly with fossil fuel assets.