News Archive

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.
some of the graduate students and faculty

2019 AE awards banquet recognizes excellence

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 11:00   At the annual awards banquet, the Department of Aerospace Engineering recognized faculty, staff, and students.
SASSI2 with team in Talbot clean room

Student CubeSat SASSI2 launches today, gathers data for hard science

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 09:00   SASSI2, CubeSat designed, built, and tested by undergrads launches today.
study abroad participants holding up an airplane wing

Brazil bound

Fri, 04/12/2019 - 15:00   In mid-May, 13 undergraduate students in the AE Dept. will travel to Brazil for a 12-day, short-term study abroad experience.
Elliott in the lab with students

Greg Elliott to receive campus teaching award

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 10:45   Elliott joined the faculty in 2003 and is currently serving as the interim department head.
Elias Waddington

Where are they now? -- Elias Waddington, '17

Mon, 04/08/2019 - 08:45   Operating a drone, this AE alum helped a SWAT team defuse an armed standoff.
Standing at the foot of Fermilab’s bubble chamber from left to right: Dave Stier (holding his two children), Nick Kopriva, Rachel Di Bartolomeo, Jenna Commisso, Murphy Stratton, Steve Harris, Calvin Field, Rick Eason, Stephanie Timpone, Logan Power, Michael Lembeck, Michael Harrigan, Dillon Hammond, and Avinash Rao.

CubeSat presentation at Fermilab

Mon, 04/01/2019 - 12:00   LASSI team presented preliminary design concepts at Fermilab.
Artist's drawing of the new Talbot expansion

Construction has begun on Talbot Laboratory

Fri, 03/29/2019 - 15:00   Pardon our dust. Talbot Lab is growing.
jet landing at an airport

Study examines commercial hybrid-electric aircraft, reduced carbon emissions

Mon, 03/25/2019 - 10:00   The study compared the relative CO2 emissions produced per kilowatt-hour for each individual state across the United States.
Larry Howell

AE alumnus Larry Howell to receive College of Engineering award

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 14:45   .Howell holds 3 AE degrees: B.S. ’66, M.S. ’68, Ph.D. ’71
Polette Centellas

Centellas wins technical "elevator speech" challenge

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 08:45   Polette Centellas wins JEC World Composites Challenge
Vigor Yang

Vigor Yang speaker for first Midwest Distinguished Aerospace Lecture Series

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 15:30   Yang will lecture at four locations in the Midwest beginning Monday, April 22 at 4 p.m. at U of I.
Alma Mater wearing cap and gown

Where are they now?

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 11:00   Checking in with AE alumni Samantha McCue BS '13 and Gabe Rogers BS '96/MS '97