News Archive

Artist conception of the Nanosatellite Lab

AE Gains Composite Manufacturing, Nanosatellite Instructional Labs with Talbot Renovation

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 19:00   Students will gain use of state-of-the-art composite manufacturing and nanosatellite facilities with a Talbot Laboratory remodeling project.
Taraneh Sayadi

New Faculty Member Studies Turbulence, Combustion Instabilities

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 19:00   Assistant Prof. Taraneh Sayadi will bring to AE expertise in numerical analysis of complex turbulent flow and thermoacoustic instabilities.
Scott R. White

White Selected for ASC Outstanding Research Award

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 19:00   AE Prof. Scott White is recognized for his pioneering research in autonomous materials.
Astronaut Steven R. Nagel

Steven R. Nagel, Astronaut, Long-time AE Supporter: In Memoriam

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 19:00   Long an advocate for Aerospace Engineering at Illinois, astronaut Steven R. Nagel has died.

Illinois Team Takes Third in Mars Flyby Design Competition

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 19:00   An Illinois team's design takes third place in a Mars flyby competition.
Vincent Le Chenadec research image

New Assistant Professor Specializes in Multi-Phase Flows

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 19:00   Assistant Prof. Vincent Le Chenadec brings to AE expertise in numerical simulation and modeling of complex multi-phase flows.
Historical photo of Harry H. Hilton

Hilton Named ASC Fellow

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 19:00   Emeritus Prof. Harry H. Hilton is now a Fellow of the American Society for Composites.
Bruce Conway

Conway Group’s Control Theory Among Journal’s Most Downloaded Papers

Sun, 08/10/2014 - 19:00   Bruce Conway and Pradipto Ghosh theorize on optimal feedback controllers for dynamic systems.
Phillip J. Ansell

Ansell Joins AE Faculty to Study Unsteady Flow

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 19:00   Previoiusly a graduate student and postdoc in AE, Phillip J. Ansell has joined the department as an assistant professor.
John Lambros

Lambros Chosen for SEM Frocht Award

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 19:00   AE Prof. John Lambros is recognized for his contributions to experimental mechanics education.
Aerospace Engineering Graduation Chart

AE Gains New Alumni

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 19:00   AE gained 127 alumni from graduations in Academic Year 2014.
An Aerospace Engineering summer camper on a field trip to Willard Airport.

AE Summer Camps Draw Over 100 High School Students

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 19:00   High school students get a taste of Aerospace Engineering during summer camps.
Tree in front of lake

Aerospace Engineering Alum Develops Website for Young Adults with Cancer

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 19:00   Having battled Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Mallory Casperson reaches out to other cancer patients through her website, Lacuna Loft.
IRIS Lunabotics robot

IRIS Takes Systems Engineering Approach in Lunabotics Competition

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 19:00   IRIS competes in the NASA Robotic Mining Competition
ISEE3-ICE Satellite

Farquhar Group has New Plans for Retired ISEE3-ICE Satellite

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 19:00   Claiming a "supernatural connection" with ISEE3-ICE, Bob Farquhar and his associates want to repurpose the retired satellite.
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Illinois Team Designs Lunar Outpost for RASC-AL Competition

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 19:00   3-D printing of spare parts was one of the concepts an Illinois team offered for a lunar outpost design.
NERIO-1 mission architecture concept of operations from beginning to end.

Illinois Team Presents Manned Mars Mission Project at SpaceOps

Sun, 06/22/2014 - 19:00   Aerospace Engineering students traveled to Pasadena to participate in the biennial SpaceOps conference.
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Illinois Students Compete in the "America's Cup of Rocket Science"

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 19:00   Illinois team vies for international supremacy in the Global Trajectory Optimization Competition.
Illinois team takes part in the NASA Rocket Launch competition.

AE Team Takes Part in NASA Rocket Launch Competition

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 19:00   An Illinois team's design for a rocket launch payload includes an experiment to determine the effects of microgravity on fluid mixing during flight.
Student SpaceGrant Systems rocket

Illinois Team of Freshmen Wins Midwest Rocket Launch

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 19:00   An Illinois freshmen team gains the highest score in a regional rocket launch competition.