Aerospace at McGill takes a multi-disciplinary approach, with more than 40 faculty members drawn from disciplines in electrical and computer, civil, materials, and mechanical engineering, as well as law. They run research programs worth over $20 million in funding, supported by federal, provincial, international, and industrial programs.
McGill aerospace engineering researchers run advanced lab facilities with state-of-the-art equipment. These are housed across departments and units within the Faculty of Engineering, and at the $7.8-million McGill Aerospace Materials & Alloy Development Centre located at the National Research Council (NRC) in Boucherville, QC. McGill University's Institute of Air and Space Law has a rich history of education, public service and scholarship.
Key areas of research include: