News Archive

Scott White Faculty Entrepreneurial Fellow

White shares startup experience with students while commercializing self-healing battery technology

Sun, 09/18/2016 - 19:00   AE Prof. Scott White shares startup experience with students while commercializing self-healing batter technology.
AE Associate Prof. Timothy Bretl in the classroom.

Bretl chosen for NAE Frontiers of Engineering Education symposium

Thu, 09/08/2016 - 19:00   Tim Bretl is among the elite engineering educators chosen to participate in the NAE Frontiers of Engineering Education symposium.

Chasiotis named University of Illinois Faculty Scholar

Thu, 09/08/2016 - 19:00   AE Prof. Ioannis Chasiotis has been named a University of Illinois Faculty Scholar, an honor recognizing faculty excellence.
AIAA Space Design Competition

AE teams sweep top three places in AIAA 2016 undergraduate team space design competition

Thu, 09/08/2016 - 19:00   Continuing a tradition of success, AE teams sweep first, second, and third in the AIAA space design competition.
Shee-Mang Yen

Emeritus Prof. Shee-Mang Yen: In memoriam

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 19:00   Former students pay tribute to the late Emeritus Prof. Shee-Mang Yen.
Autonomous Materials Systems technique

New Method to Identify Microscopic Failure

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 19:00   The Autonomous Materials Systems Group has discovered a new method to find microscopic damage before composite materials fail.
Matthew Schonert at 2016 Spring Convocation

AE alum experiences success with online MS program

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 19:00   Recent MS grad Matthew Schonert enjoyed the flexibility of earning an online degree.
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.