News Archive

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2020 alumni award recipients announced

Tue, 05/19/2020 - 10:46   Four AE alumni are selected to receive departmental awards.
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2020 AE commencement celebration video online

Fri, 05/08/2020 - 10:56   Originally aired on Saturday, May 16
Zana Essmyer

Student volunteers, prepares vials for COVID-19 tests

Thu, 05/07/2020 - 08:20   Zana Essmyer hopes her work will help get people tested and flatten the curve.
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2020 AE student awards recognize excellence

Wed, 04/29/2020 - 10:28   Congratulations to these outstanding undergraduate and graduate students.
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Learning from fish and flags to inform new propulsion strategies

Wed, 04/22/2020 - 11:37   Understanding fluid-structure interaction to design aircraft and submarines with a very different kind of locomotion
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Faculty adapt to teaching online, even labs

Mon, 04/20/2020 - 13:19   Prof. Ioannis Chasiotis created an online version of the hands-on lab portion of AE461.
Scott Altman

Students Zoom with NASA astronaut Scott Altman

Thu, 04/16/2020 - 13:35   Introduction to Human Spaceflight class enriched by visit from former astronaut, a 1981 alumnus.
Frontera super computer

Bodony and Levin receive supercomputing time on Frontera

Wed, 04/15/2020 - 08:22   The first cohort of Frontera users selected by the Large Resource Allocation Committee.
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Return to Apollo 13 webinar

Fri, 04/10/2020 - 08:40   Available on the AE Youtube channel
Scott and Noel Brindise

AE siblings sheltering, studying in place

Wed, 04/08/2020 - 11:10   Due to COVID-19, Noel and Scott Brindise are back at home for the remainder of the spring 2020 semester.
Matthew Paliwoda in his lab

Bending microwaves and forbidding frequencies

Mon, 04/06/2020 - 10:01   Researchers simulated a metamaterial formed from plasma structures to demonstrate its potential to tune microwave frequencies.
Students and chaperones with AIAA-chartered DC-6B for flight to Apollo 13 launch in 1970

50 years later, trip to Apollo 13 launch conjures vivid memories

Mon, 04/06/2020 - 08:28   Alumni Mark Lawson and James Wronkiewicz share memories of witnessing the Apollo 13 launch .
Hamza El-Kebir

Predicting in-flight air density for more accurate landing

Wed, 04/01/2020 - 09:14   Algorithm to run in-flight, onboard spacecraft and estimate outside atmosphere
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AE Prof. Greg Elliott on team that created prototype emergency ventilator

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 16:09   Illinois RapidVent was developed by a team led by MechSE's William King.
Marco Panesi

Marco Panesi named Caterpillar Faculty Scholar

Fri, 03/27/2020 - 14:39   Faculty member and Director of CHESS
Kai James

Kai James named first Scott R. White AE Faculty Fellow

Thu, 03/26/2020 - 09:09   James has been on the AE faculty since 2015.

New computer program predicts crack initiation in 3D

Wed, 03/25/2020 - 11:54   Method can pinpoint the location and direction of a critical crack in a structure with a single analysis.

Three AE advisers in 2020 top 10

Tue, 03/24/2020 - 14:39   Gerhold, Tran, and Woodard recognized for advising.
Soumendu Bagchi

Magic twist angles of graphene sheets identified

Tue, 03/10/2020 - 10:08   Researchers identified how twisted graphene sheets behave and their stability at different sizes and temperatures.
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Funding to study digital misinformation

Mon, 03/09/2020 - 08:42   MURI project led by Cedric Langbort