Gambaro Graduate Program of Aeronautics and Astronautics

The Purdue University School of Aeronautics and Astronautics is among the top aerospace engineering programs in the nation and is ranked sixth by the U.S. News and World Report in aerospace graduate programs. 

A transformational gift to AAE was made by alumnus Ernest Gambaro and his wife Monica to endow and name the school’s graduate program. The name — Gambaro Graduate Program of Aeronautics and Astronautics — was approved by Purdue’s Board of Trustees on Dec. 7, 2018.

We offer the following degree programs:

We offer the following concentrations:

We offer the following dual degree programs:

Research areas include:

Points of Contact

AAE Graduate Office (general program inquires)
Gambaro Graduate Program of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Armstrong Hall 2005
(765) 494-5152
aaegradoffice@purdue.edu
Gregory Blaisdell
Professor and Associate Head of Gambaro Graduate Program of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Armstrong Hall 3227
(765) 494-1490
blaisdel@purdue.edu
Morgan Delaney
Senior Graduate Program Administrator
(Registration, combined BS/MS, Professional MS, Distance MS)
Armstrong Hall 2005
(765) 496-6414
mdelane@purdue.edu
Jon Mrozinski
Graduate Program Administrator
(Admissions, Funding Offer Letters, Award Nominations)
ARMS 2005
(765) 494-5152
jwmrozin@purdue.edu
Nancy Smigiel
Graduate Program Administrator
(Registration, Plan of Study, PhD Qualifying Exams)
Armstrong Hall 2005
(765) 496-5152
nks@purdue.edu