Tue, 01/20/2009 - 18:00 Thirty-six years after AE alumnus Ed Prior first published research showing high altitude hydrogen levels to be much greater than cited in national standards, the Air Force is now accepting his findings.
Thu, 12/25/2008 - 18:00 AE Prof. Emeritus Harry Hilton wrote this tribute to the late AE Prof. Emeritus Adam R. Zak, who died Dec. 10, 2008, at his home in Florida.
Thu, 12/18/2008 - 18:00 Veteran space flier and Illinois alumnus Lee "Bru" Archambault (BS 1982, MS 1984, Aerospace Engineering) will command space shuttle Discovery's upcoming mission to the International Space Station.
Tue, 12/09/2008 - 18:00 Five Aerospace Engineering alumni had a mini reunion when they found themselves working together recently on board the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69).
Tue, 12/09/2008 - 18:00 Imagine tiny cracks in your patio table healing by themselves, or the first small scratch on your new car disappearing by itself. This and more may be possible with self-healing coatings being developed at the University of Illinois.
Wed, 11/05/2008 - 18:00 Ryan McDonald, a graduate student in Aerospace Engineering and starting center on the varsity football team, has been named a 2008 National Scholar-Athlete as announced by the National Football Foundation and College Football Hall of Fame.
Fri, 10/24/2008 - 19:00 CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – Adding a food additive to damaged polymers can help restore them to full strength, say scientists at the University of Illinois who cooked up the novel, self-healing system.
Mon, 10/13/2008 - 19:00 Jonathan B. Freund, associate professor in Aerospace Engineering, has been selected as the 2008 winner of the Francois Frenkiel Award, a prestigious honor given by the American Physical Society's Division of Fluid Dynamics.
Mon, 09/29/2008 - 19:00 Aerospace Engineering teams from the University of Illinois swept all awards in the recent 2007-2008 Undergraduate Team Space Design Competition, sponsored by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Foundation.
Thu, 08/28/2008 - 19:00 Three AE alumni participated in the successful landing of the Mars Phoenix Lander mission that touched down on the Martian northern arctic region on May 25, 2008
Fri, 08/22/2008 - 19:00 AE graduate student Manu Sharma was among three University of Illinois students recently honored in the Boeing 2008 Student of the Year Awards.
Mon, 08/18/2008 - 19:00 CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — A group of aerospace engineering students have been working to improve the racing speeds of athletes who recently competed in Beijing in the 2008 Paralympic Games. Those games took place in China's capital city Sept. 6-17.
Sun, 08/10/2008 - 19:00 Aerospace Engineering Professor Petros Voulgaris has been awarded a National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) Fellowship for his project, "Simulation-Based Performance and Robustness Analysis of Large Distributed Control Applications."
Wed, 07/30/2008 - 19:00 Editors of Fatigue and Fracture of Engineering Materials and Structures have selected an article co-written by AE Assistant Prof. Ioannis Chasiotis for the journal's 2007 Best Paper Award.
Wed, 07/23/2008 - 19:00 Emeritus Prof. John E. Prussing has been honored with the 2008 Engineering Council/Accenture Multi-Year Faculty Achievement Award. Profs. Lawrence A. Bergman and Victoria L. Coverstone and Associate Prof. Jonathan B. Freund have been recognized with the 2008 Engineering Council Award for Excellence in Advising.
Tue, 07/15/2008 - 19:00 Michael J. Duffy, a 2008 bachelor’s degree graduate of Aerospace Engineering, was recognized this spring as a Bronze Tablet member. The names of this select group of undergraduate students are inscribed on bronze tablets that are displayed on the first floor of the University of Illinois Main Library.
Sun, 07/06/2008 - 19:00 Joining the AE faculty just one and a half years ago, Daniel J. Bodony already has been chosen as the 2008 Teacher of the Year for the local American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) student chapter.
Thu, 06/26/2008 - 19:00 AE Prof. Victoria H. Coverstone and senior Sylvee Walenczewski have won the 2008 Stanley H. Pierce faculty and undergraduate awards, respectively, from the College of Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Thu, 06/19/2008 - 19:00 Our current air transportation system has reached its capacity, says Heather Arneson, a graduate student working under Cedric Langbort, a professor of aerospace engineering and the Coordinated Sciences Laboratory.