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Alma Mater

AE recognizes student excellence in annual Awards Banquet

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 19:00   Aerospace Engineering at Illinois student excellence was the focus of the 2017 Awards Banquet.
Cedric Langbort

Research aims at reducing energy use by appealing to drivers’ altruism

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 19:00   Cedric Langbort and his collaborators will try to appeal to travelers’ altruistic tendencies to convince them to reduce energy consumption in city traffic.
self-healing battery image

Self-healing tech charges up performance for silicon-containing battery anodes

Sun, 05/14/2017 - 19:00   Scott White and Nancy Sottos have led a team in making lithium-ion batteries more reliable and longer-lasting through self-healing technology.
Jonathan Freund

Freund earns campus honors for faculty mentoring

Wed, 05/10/2017 - 19:00   AE Prof. Jonathan Freund has been honored with the Campus Excellence in Faculty Mentoring Award
Erik Kroeker

Erik Kroeker among top 17 candidates for selection as a Canadian astronaut!

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 19:00   AE alumnus Erik Kroeker credits his grandmother for fueling his dream to be a Canadian astronaut.
2017 advising awards

Gerhold, Gao lauded for student advising efforts

Tue, 04/04/2017 - 19:00   Laura Gerhold and Grace Gao have been regonized with the 2017 Engineering Council Outstanding Advising Award.
Greg Milner in the AE Research Laboratory Shop

Milner honored with Chancellor’s Distinguished Staff Award

Tue, 04/04/2017 - 19:00   AE Research Laboratory Shop Supervisor Greg Milner wins the University of Illinois Chancellor's Distinguished Staff Award.

AeroGSAC provides a voice for AE graduate students

Sun, 04/02/2017 - 19:00   AeroGSAC has been initiating many activities to benefit AE graduate students.
Grace Gao and her research group

Gao gains College of Engineering honor for GPS research

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 19:00   Assistant Prof. Grace Gao has been selected for the College of Engineering Dean’s Award for Excellence in Research.
H.S. Stillwell

National security expert Bruce Goodwin to present Stillwell Memorial Lecture

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 19:00   Bruce Goodwin, LLNL National Security Policy Research Associate Director, will present the Stillwell Memorial Lecture April 24.
Huck Beng Chew _ Dean's Award for Excellence in Research

Chew gains Dean’s Award for Excellence in Research

Sun, 03/26/2017 - 19:00   Using multi-scale modeling to understand small-scale material structure failures, Huck Beng Chew gains the Dean's Award for Research.

Women in Aerospace to host Girls Learning Air and Space Science event

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 19:00   WIA hosts GLASS event on April 8.
Braven Leung

AE alum Braven Leung named among emerging aerospace student leaders

Fri, 03/10/2017 - 14:45   AE alum Braven Leung has named among 20 emerging aerospace leaders in the United States.
Braven Leung: 20 outstanding students emerging as aerospace leaders

AE alum Braven Leung named among emerging aerospace student leaders

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 18:00   AE alum Braven Leung has been named among 20 emerging aerospace leaders in the United States.
P. Barry Butler

AE alum P. Barry Butler becomes Embry-Riddle President

Sun, 02/26/2017 - 18:00   Alumnus P. Barry Butler becomes president of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
airline network

New researcher Huy Tran brings resilient engineered systems expertise to AE

Sun, 02/12/2017 - 18:00   New researcher Huy Tran brings resilient engineering systems expertise to AE.
Grace Gao and her research group

As CAS Beckman Fellow, Gao gains time for optimizing GPS for UAVs

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 18:00   Named a new CAS Beckman Fellow, Assistant Prof. Grace Gao will work on optimizing GPS for unmanned aerial vehicles used in urban settings.
Science Robotics cover February 2017

Advanced robotic bat’s flight characteristics simulate the real thing

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 18:00   Engineers create demonstration of self-contained autonomous flight by mimicking morphological properties of flexible bat wings.
Jonathan Freund

Freund invested as Willett Professor

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 18:00   AE Prof. Jonathan Freund has been invested as a Donald Biggar Willett Professor of Engineering
John Lambros research graphic

Lambros and his student garner SEM Hetényi Award; Lambros gains SEM Theocaris Award

Sun, 01/29/2017 - 18:00   John Lambros earns his second SEM Hetényi Award while gaining SEM's Theorcaris Award for career work in optical methods and experimental mechanics.