Track: Aerodynamics & Wind Energy

The master Track Aerodynamics and Wind Energy combines fundamental and applied research disciplines of aerospace and wind-power systems, focusing on the development of new analysis techniques and their application in design. It is aimed at those who wish to acquire experience with both experimental and numerical methods as well as design procedures and optimisation techniques.  

What you will learn

You build experience through courses, a directed internship and a supervised final research project. The consolidation of the theoretical aspects treated in the various research topics is made possible by a wide range of experimental and computer facilities available for the MSc students.

The objective of this track is to provide you with the opportunity to become a specialist with specific knowledge in analysis of aerodynamic systems, and the methods used for their application in design. You will obtain a thorough fundamental basis in aerodynamics as well as in modern techniques to investigate such systems.

The Track offers two Profiles:

The Aerodynamics and Wind Energy track is one of six tracks within the Aerospace Engineering master programme. On graduation, students receive a Master of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering (Aerodynamics and Wind Energy).

Student profile

For the Aerodynamics and Wind Energy track a strong background in mathematics and fluid mechanics is required. A basic knowledge of numerical methods, computer programming, statistical methods and experimental methods is recommended. Make sure that you provide evidence of these skills in your application.

MSc programme per September 2022

As per September 2022, there will be some changes in the distribution of credits in the master programme of Aerospace Engineering. The aim is to offer more flexibility and a clearer distinction between the two years of the master’s programme. In the first year, the focus will be on building your foundational knowledge, and in the second year on preparing for your professional career and graduation work. The changes will only apply to incoming students starting from September 2022. Students starting in September 2021 or already in their Master's programme will continue to follow the current programme. More information about these small changes will follow in September 2021.


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