The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering is headed by the Director, who represents the structure for all purposes of law and ensures autonomy and cultural unity.
In order to carry out its institutional tasks, the Department has organizational and administrative autonomy with regard to all expenditure measures, contractual and conventional, that directly concern it, with both public and private subjects, in compliance with current legislation, with the exception, however, of the possibility of administrative measures of a general nature or relating to issues reserved to other bodies identified for this purpose by the Statute of Sapienza University.
The bodies of the Department are: Director, Department Council, Department Board.
The Director of the Department is assisted in the management of the activities by the Delegate Administrative Manager (RAD), who is responsible for the Administrative Secretariat and coordinates the administrative and accounting activities, assuming responsibility, together with the Director, of the consequent acts.
The Chair of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering is professor Paolo Gaudenzi.