Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Computer Facilities

MAE provides computing services for instruction, administrative staff, graduate labs (PCs and Linux workstations), as well as individual faculty research labs. Instructional labs include a 40 station PC-Windows lab, a Measurement and Instrumentation lab using Labview/Elvis, an Aerodynamics Design Lab, and a general graduate student lab. All labs are for MAE students and faculty only.


Students have access to download software from the College of Engineering at

Virtual Lab Support


User Accounts, Policy, File Backups

Incoming Undergrads: What PC (or Mac) should I have?
Note: If you know you are going to be a heavy user of SolidWorks its recommended your purchase a PC.  MatLab is available on both Mac and Windows.


Other Resources:

College of Engineering Information Technology Shared Service

UC Davis Information Technology