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A team of engineers design an accurate wearable calorie burn counter

A system made with two inexpensive sensors proves to be more accurate than smartwatches for measuring calories burned during activity.

Can Stanford University help solve the global semiconductor crisis?

With the U.S. poised to invest $50 billion in chip technologies, researchers prepare to create an infrastructure to accelerate how lab discoveries become practical technologies.
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Why Aero/Astro at Stanford?

With a history rich with six Guggenheim Medal recipients and 14 living members of the National Academy of Engineering, our faculty and emeriti faculty continue to be among the most highly decorated in the world. However, it is because of our amazingly talented students that we continue to be ranked among the top of all aerospace engineering departments in the nation.

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Major in Aero/Astro

Stanford undergraduates may declare a Major in Aeronautics and Astronautics leading to the Bachelor of Science in Aeronautics and Astronautics. The principal purpose of this degree is to prepare students who are strongly interested in aerospace for careers in the field.

Faculty Opening

The Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics at Stanford University invites applications for a tenure track faculty position at the Assistant or untenured Associate Professor level. 

Chelsea Sidrane
PhD, Aeronautics and Astronautics

“ Both my parents are lawyers, but my dad’s always been a tinkerer, making furniture and getting his ... ”

Research Areas

Stanford’s Aeronautics and Astronautics department addresses a broad range of technologies to develop systems, design, and analysis methods to further our nation’s aerospace enterprise and improve society. 

Welcome

Charbel Farhat

On behalf of our faculty, staff and students, I welcome you to the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics at Stanford University. We are proud of our culture of innovation and leadership, our alumni, and their exceptional achievements in government, academia, and industry.

— Professor and Chair, Charbel Farhat

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We welcome any gift we can use to further the teaching and research mission of the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Every dollar contributed to the department has an impact.

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