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.
Thu, 06/05/2008 - 19:00 Bruce K. Donaldson, PhD 68, has been named the 2008 AE Distinguished Alumnus; and Joyee (Qi) Zhu, PhD 01, and Justin B. Berman, BS 91, MS 93, PhD 01, are the 2008 AE Outstanding Recent Alumni.
Thu, 06/05/2008 - 19:00 Rolls-Royce, a world-leading provider of power systems and services for use on land, at sea and in the air, has announced broad plans to grow its partnership with the University of Illinois. This new relationship, which could evolve into Rolls-Royce establishing a university technology center here, holds many opportunities for students and faculty in units across campus, including Aerospace Engineering.
Wed, 05/21/2008 - 19:00 A leader in ground and in-flight icing research, AE Alumnus Eugene G. Hill, BS 57, has received the 2008 Alumni Award for Distinguished Service from the College of Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Sun, 05/11/2008 - 19:00 The Imaging Technology Group at the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology has chosen as an "image of the week" a photograph AE Prof. Eric Loth's research group has produced.
Wed, 04/23/2008 - 19:00 Ph.D. candidate Mohammad Naraghi, under the direction of Professor Ioannis Chasiotis, has taken a first place at Sandia National Laboratory's University Alliance competition for the second consecutive year!
Wed, 04/16/2008 - 19:00 Prof. Michael B. Bragg is the new Vice President-Elect, Publications, of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
Sun, 03/23/2008 - 19:00 An experiment of AE Prof. Ioannis Chasiotis and graduate student Qi Chen is underway in a set of "briefcases" recently attached to the International Space Station.
Mon, 03/17/2008 - 19:00 Congratulations to the American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics and the Illini Space Jet (ISJ) student organizations for capturing first place awards in projects demonstrated during the University of Illinois Engineering Open House March 7 and 8, 2008!
Sun, 02/17/2008 - 18:00 Three Aerospace Engineering faculty members will assume new administrative roles within the Department and the College of Engineering, Department Head J. Craig Dutton announced recently.
Sun, 01/27/2008 - 18:00 AE Assistant Prof. Joanna M. Austin recently received a Young Investigator Award from the U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research. Austin’s proposal was one of 29 chosen from among 215 submitted.