New Graduate Student

Welcome to the Wolfpack!

Congratulations on your recent admission to the NC State Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Graduate Program. We are excited to have you join our department. This welcome page will include important information about the MAE Program, including how to register for classes, degree requirements, a summarized timeline of your degree progress, and links to helpful resources.

You can use the block headings below to find the information that applies to your specific program.

Welcome to MAE at NC State – Go Wolfpack!

MAE Graduate Office

Who We Are

The MAE Graduate Office consists of:

  • Director of Graduate Programs and Professor: Dr. Katherine Saul (
  • Graduate Program Manager: Summer Fulcher (
  • Graduate Program Assistant: Brandon M. Jones (

A complete list of the faculty and staff within the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering can be found here.

What We Do

The staff within the MAE Graduate Office is here to assist you with any program related issues you may encounter. For example, if you need guidance filling out a Graduate School form, completing your Plan of Work, or making sure you have fulfilled your degree requirements, we can be of assistance. If you are unsure of where to locate information, we will be glad to help you find the information you need! Our contact information is above.

Our graduate website offers a large amount of information including advising information, answers to frequently asked questions, the MyPack Portal User Guide, Graduate School forms, and a link to the Graduate School Handbook. We also have a document which lists degree requirements for all MAE students. We realize that information about our program may be limited and we welcome your questions as we work to improve the online visibility of our programs. You should originate all questions with the MAE Graduate Office as you are earning a degree through our program.

If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to one of the MAE Graduate Office staff.