News Archive

Hyperloop team

Illini Hyperloop Team unveils "Pod" at Quad Day

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 19:00   AE students join Hyperloop Pod competition.
Grace Gao and her team

Gao to develop technique for flying UAVs in urban environments

Sun, 07/17/2016 - 19:00   Grace Gao and her students are developing ways to fly UAVS in urban areas.
Erik Johnson

Aerospace Engineering at Illinois Alumni Profile: Erik Johnson

Sun, 07/17/2016 - 19:00   Erik Johnson has received the 2016 AE Distinguished Alumni Award.

IRIS team takes first in robotic mining competition systems engineering paper

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 19:00   The IRIS team produced the best systems engineering paper, but the IRIS-6 encountered mechanical problems during the robotic mining competition.
WIA team with rocket

WIA takes second in rocketry competition

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 19:00   In the group's first tech project attempt, the Women in Aerospace took second in the Midwest high-power rocketry competition.
Daniel Bodony

Bodony takes part in $7.4 million Defense Department MURI project

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 19:00   Daniel Bodony is among a group of scientists in a DOD project to predict and control liquid sprays.
Larry Bergman

Bergman recalls career of graduate students, collaborations and friendships

Sun, 06/12/2016 - 19:00   Larry Bergman's 37 years at Illinois have been focused on his graduate students and collaborations around the world.
AE 2016 Graduates

AE has largest BS graduating class in over a dozen years

Mon, 06/06/2016 - 19:00   The number of AE students earning bachelor's degrees in AY2015-16 has been the largest in over a dozen years.
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Student group launches rocket 36,000 feet; gains grant for building liquid fueled rocket engine

Sun, 06/05/2016 - 19:00   By launching a rocket 36,000 feet, the Student Space Systems group is gaining on an ultimate goal of a "space shot."
Prof. Craig Dutton

Dutton selected for campus Excellence in Faculty Mentoring Award

Mon, 05/30/2016 - 19:00   Campus has recognized Craig Dutton's stellar efforts in mentoring junior faculty.
Assistant Prof. Grace Gao

Gao wins AIAA Illinois Teacher of the Year Award

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 19:00   Assistant Prof. Grace Gao's optimism and approachability leads students to choose her for the Teacher of the Year Award.
Yuting Ng and Assistant Prof. Grace Gao

AE graduate student wins Best Paper Award for novel implementation of Direct GPS Positioning

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 19:00   Graduate student Yuting Ng's development of GPS technique to offset disruptions wins Best Paper Award.
2016 student awards

AE celebrates student excellence

Mon, 05/16/2016 - 19:00   Outstanding AE students were recognized in the spring Awards Banquet.

Illinois wins NASA awards for three CubeSat missions

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 19:00   In a multidisciplinary, multi-institutional effort, AE will guide the development of three NASA-funded CubeSat missions.
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Trust the scientific method

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 19:00   The scientific method works in almost all situations says 2016 AE Distinguished Alumni Award winner Laura Bogusch.
Gina Miller

Meeting personal commitments is key!

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 19:00   AE 2016 Outstanding Recent Alumni Award winner Gina Miller believes meeting personal committments is key to a successful career.
Jeremy Alonso

How you say it is as important as what you say

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 19:00   Jeremy Alonso, AE 2016 Outstanding Recent Alumni Awardee, stresses the importance of good communication in working relationships.
Cable-Controlled Aeroshell Deceleration System (CCADS) concept

AE Team Takes First Place in NASA BIG Idea Challenge

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 19:00   A team of undergrads learned quickly about space vehicle entry, descent, and landing to win NASA's BIG Idea Challenge.
Alex Kosmala

Satisfaction comes from solving complex problems

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 19:00   Solving complex problems can be rewarding, says 2016 AE Distinguished Alumni Award winner Alex Kosmala.
Jim Mocarski

Listen to your customers

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 19:00   The advice AE 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award winner Jim Mocarski has for students: Listen to your customers.