News Archive

house fly

How Flies Fly topic of Jan. 27 lecture

Tue, 12/17/2019 - 14:39   Ever wonder how flies or other insects get off the ground so effortlessly?
Curiosity rover

NASA funds research on navigation sensors

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 10:53   A joint project with CU Aerospace
Or Dantsker

Dantsker receives two AIAA awards

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 15:31   AE Ph.D. student Or Dantsker was honored twice by AIAA.
MIN-D launch

Despite substantial setbacks rocket team takes second place

Wed, 12/04/2019 - 10:34   One of the team's biggest challenges came during the home stretch.
Rick Zelenka

Drone detecting software development funded by NASA

Tue, 12/03/2019 - 09:43   AE alumnus Rick Zelenka is concerned about steering clear of drones and is doing something about it.
Suzzane Peterson

AE senior awarded for research poster

Mon, 12/02/2019 - 09:00   Suzanne Peterson is an undergraduate research assistant, working with Professor Philippe Geubelle.
Harry Hilton

Visualizing multiple dimensions for big-picture analysis of wing stresses and performance

Tue, 11/26/2019 - 08:44   Harry H. Hilton conducted a research project with the final goal being to establish conditions with 16 different variables that can lead to material failures and structural instabilities
graphic sunburst

Two AE researchers receive awards from NASA and DOD

Fri, 11/22/2019 - 08:24   Both projects are part of U of I's Center for Hypersonics and Entry Systems Studies.
graphic alumni in the news

AE alumni Stan Deal & Scott Altman in the news

Wed, 11/20/2019 - 09:37   Here's what others are saying about AE alumni.
Neil Mehta

Study on surface damage to vehicles traveling at hypersonic speeds

Tue, 11/19/2019 - 08:37   Creates a “first principles” rule that can be applied to other surfaces.
Shivani Ganesh and Amy Exposito

Illinois Space Society goes on the road with science magic

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 09:52   Sharing their enthusiasm for space exploration with the next generation of aerospace engineers.
Branden Kirchner

Researchers measure wake of supersonic projectiles

Wed, 11/06/2019 - 08:12   The 3,000 snapshots imaged by four cameras aimed at the flow provide much higher spatial resolution measurements than any previous studies.
MIDAS device

Students make space a little safer, win competition

Mon, 11/04/2019 - 14:17   First place and the International Astronautical Federation Hans von Muldau Team Award
folding propeller

2016 AE grad recognized for novel propeller blades

Tue, 10/22/2019 - 16:25   Brandon Litherland received the NASA Exceptional Engineering Achievement Medal.
Caite Beck

Where are they now? Caite Beck, BS ‘16

Wed, 10/16/2019 - 11:25   Structural Design and Analysis Engineer for the Metals Structures, Seals and Joints group at Northrop Grumman.
Kevin Kim

Experiment measures velocity in 3D

Tue, 10/15/2019 - 08:40   Most previous experiments of this flow field measured velocity in only two directions.
graphic of steps into sky

New master’s program in aerospace systems engineering takes careers to a higher altitude

Fri, 10/11/2019 - 15:01   Designed to prepare students for technical innovation and leadership in a highly interdisciplinary environment
SASSI2 CubeSat

NASA funds long-standing partners in CubeSat development

Wed, 10/09/2019 - 11:01   CU Aerospace and U of I funded to build and test a six-unit CubeSat.
Team Iota aircraft design

Two senior design teams in top three

Mon, 10/07/2019 - 13:37   Two senior design teams will look back on their final project as award winning.
portrait of lambros

Lambros honored as AIAA Associate Fellow

Thu, 10/03/2019 - 14:29   Lambros will be formally inducted in a ceremony on Jan. 6, 2020 in Orlando.