News Archive

Illinois researchers receive grant to study human-machine interactions

Sun, 10/24/2010 - 19:00   Professor Langbort among team that received $7.5 million MURI award.

Chasiotis Wins International SES Award

Tue, 10/12/2010 - 19:00   The Society of Engineering Science, Inc., has chosen AE Associate Prof. Ioannis Chasiotis as the winner of the SES Young Investigator Medal.

Illinois Team Takes Third in AIAA Senior Design Competition

Wed, 10/06/2010 - 19:00   An Illinois team has taken third place in the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Senior Design Competition for the 2009-10 school year.

Conway Named AAS Fellow

Wed, 10/06/2010 - 19:00   AE Prof. Bruce A. Conway has been elected as a Fellow of the American Astronautical Society (AAS).

Going Green: Manufacturer to Use AE Researchers' Corn Composite Technology

Wed, 10/06/2010 - 19:00   A Texas manufacturer has licensed with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to use a corn-based structural composite technology that AE Prof. Scott White and affiliate Prof. Nancy R. Sottos first invented.

Freund Promoted to Full Professor

Thu, 09/09/2010 - 19:00   AE faculty member Jonathan B. Freund has been promoted to the rank of full professor.

White Named ASC Fellow

Tue, 08/31/2010 - 19:00   AE Prof. Scott R. White, the Donald Biggar Willett Professor of Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has been named a Fellow of the American Society of Composites.

AE Junior Wins AIAA National Scholarship

Mon, 08/23/2010 - 19:00   AE junior Jonathan Z. Yong is among 30 undergraduates across the nation to recently have won an annual scholarship from the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

AE Alumnus to receive Guggenheim Medal

Sun, 08/22/2010 - 19:00   AE Alumnus Robert H. Liebeck, Professor of the Practice of Aerospace Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will receive one of the most prestigious awards in aviation: the Daniel Guggenheim Medal.

Aerospace Engineering researchers receive IRI/NSF grant for coatings and adhesion research

Sun, 08/22/2010 - 19:00   The Industrial Research Institute (IRI), in partnership with the National Science Foundation (NSF), has awarded $500,000 to AE Prof. Philippe H. Geubelle and his research team for work in developing a modeling tool for thin films polymer coatings.

Conway to Deliver Breakwell Lecture

Tue, 08/17/2010 - 19:00   AE Prof. Bruce A. Conway has been invited to deliver the prestigious John V. Breakwell Memorial Lecture at the Astrodynamics Symposium of the 61st International Astronautical Congress this fall.

Austin Receives NSF CAREER Award to Study Dynamics and Damage of Void Collapse

Sun, 08/01/2010 - 19:00   AE Assistant Prof. Joanna M Austin has earned a 2010 Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award for research to help minimize tissue and cell damage during procedures such as shock-wave lithotripsy, used in breaking up kidney stones.

Bretl Receives CAREER Award: Improve Prosthetic Device Design

Tue, 07/27/2010 - 19:00   AE Assistant Prof. Timothy W. Bretl and his team will begin research on brain-machine interfaces (BMIs).

Three AE Faculty Recognized for Advising Excellence

Tue, 06/15/2010 - 19:00   AE faculty members John Lambros, Philippe Geubelle, and Michael Selig have been honored with the Engineering Council Award for Excellence in Advising.

Elam, Foley Retire from AE Machine Shop

Sun, 06/13/2010 - 19:00   AE students, faculty and staff said, "Thanks and good luck!" this spring to Kent Elam and David Foley.

AE Honors Outstanding Students

Thu, 06/10/2010 - 19:00   AE has recognized several of the Department's undergraduate and graduate students with awards for their scholastic achievement and other contributions.

Bodony Recognized as AE Teacher of the Year

Tue, 06/08/2010 - 19:00   The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Illinois Chapter has chosen AE Assistant Prof. Daniel J. Bodony as the AE Teacher of the Year.

Austin Shares in Best Paper Award

Thu, 05/27/2010 - 19:00   The Fluid Dynamics Technical Committee of the AIAA has selected AE Assistant Prof. Joanna M. Austin and her co-authors for the 2009 Best Paper Award.

Jaggers, Hartman and Therriault Recognized as Outstanding Alumni

Mon, 05/24/2010 - 19:00   Three AE alumni were recognized at the Department's Awards Banquet.

Merrett Chosen for MF3 Award

Tue, 05/11/2010 - 19:00   The College of Engineering has presented AE doctoral student Craig G. Merrett with a Mavis Future Faculty Fellows (MF3) Award.

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