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GAMES campers in a corporate jet

GAMES camp cultivates interest in AE

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 08:24   A women-focused camp designed for high school students who have an interest in space and aviation.
diagram of multilevel concept

Maintaining large-scale satellite constellations using logistics approach

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 09:05   Researchers use a multi-echelon inventory control method in ground logistics and apply it to the orbital mechanic's context.
Xinke Deng

New filter enhances robot vision on 6D pose estimation

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 09:19   Helping robots track an object as it moves from one location to another.
Photographs of the types of printed specimens used in this study and axis definition.

AE researchers validate optimum composites structure created with additive manufacturing

Thu, 06/27/2019 - 12:27   The study set out to answer which pattern of carbon fibers in the layers of extruded resin will result in the stiffest material.
Ashley Stahulak

Scholarship recipient: Ashley Stahulak

Wed, 06/26/2019 - 11:45   Funding for EVS scholarships come from the Grainger Foundation and will match gifts for student scholarships up to $25 million.
Samantha McCue

Just doing it: Samantha D. McCue, BS ’13 named AE Outstanding Recent Alumna

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 08:45   McCue has a full-time aerospace job and owns and manages two boutique fitness centers.
William D. Bertelsen with arc wing model

Where are they now? William D. Bertelsen, B.S. '82

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 09:48   Self-proclaimed "late bloomer" continues to pursue his passion to invent.
Katie Carroll poolside with NASA diver

Student project gets real-world testing

Mon, 06/10/2019 - 09:14   MIDAS, was tested in the NASA Neutral Buoyancy Lab pool at the Johnson Space Center.
DARPA robotic hummingbird

Company culture important career criterion for Klingebiel

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 15:27   Karl R. Klingebiel, BS ’04, is a 2019 Outstanding Recent Alumnus from the AE department.
designer pad

Call for sculpture designs to celebrate aerospace engineering

Mon, 06/03/2019 - 10:10   Deadline to submit a sculpture design is June 30.
flight test of human-powered aircraft

Choosing to soar: Mark D. Maughmer honored with Distinguished Alumnus Award

Fri, 05/31/2019 - 09:00   “Everything good that has happened in my career has been a consequence of that decision and my involvement with soaring.”
Artist’s rendering of an advanced commercial transport aircraft concept utilizing CHEETA systems.

NASA funds aviation research on a new fuel concept

Thu, 05/30/2019 - 15:10   The program focuses on the development of a fully electric aircraft platform that uses cryogenic liquid hydrogen as an energy storage method.
Courtney Leverenz, left, with her sister Christine.

AE student seeks to share STEM with autistic youth

Wed, 05/08/2019 - 16:30   Courtney Leverenz is a self-proclaimed aerospace engineering outreach advocate.
Jason B. Ditman

Jason B. Ditman named Distinguished Alumnus

Tue, 05/07/2019 - 15:00   Ditman got a BS from U of I in 1991 and an MS in 1992.
Susan Althoff Gorton

Susan Althoff Gorton, ’84 receives AE Distinguished Alumna Award

Mon, 05/06/2019 - 08:15   Gorton is the project manager for NASA’s Revolutionary Vertical Lift Technology Project.
Adi M. Boulos

NASA flight director receives AE alumnus award

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 11:45   Adi M. Boulos, BS ’08 recently received an Outstanding Recent Alumnus Award.
Altgelt Hall

Five AE doctoral students selected for unique future faculty training program

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 08:15   MF3 Academy designed to prepare the next generation of engineering professors.
Shirely Dyke

AE alumna chosen to lead NASA smart habitat

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 09:30   Shirley Dyke, '91, will lead the Resilient ExtraTerrestrial Habitats institute.
Phillip J. Ansell

Ansell receives college award for excellence in research

Fri, 04/26/2019 - 15:00   Assistant Professor Phillip J. Ansell has been selected to receive the College of Engineering Dean’s Award for Excellence in Research.
partial image showing data from three gas compositions

Controlling instabilities allows closer look at chemistry around vehicles traveling at hypersonic speeds

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 10:00   Researchers used a less-is-more method to understand chemical reactions in unsteady flows.

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