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Science Robotics cover February 2017

Advanced robotic bat’s flight characteristics simulate the real thing

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 18:00   Engineers create demonstration of self-contained autonomous flight by mimicking morphological properties of flexible bat wings.
Jonathan Freund

Freund invested as Willett Professor

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 18:00   AE Prof. Jonathan Freund has been invested as a Donald Biggar Willett Professor of Engineering
John Lambros research graphic

Lambros and his student garner SEM Hetényi Award; Lambros gains SEM Theocaris Award

Sun, 01/29/2017 - 18:00   John Lambros earns his second SEM Hetényi Award while gaining SEM's Theorcaris Award for career work in optical methods and experimental mechanics.
Dan Bodony

Tickling a jet engine

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 18:00   To quiet jet noise, AE Associate Prof. Dan Bodony models engine airflow on XSEDE supercomputers.
Jason Patrick, Jeff Moore, Nancy Sottos, Scott White, Maxwell Robb

White, AMS researchers work to improve the lifecycle of materials

Tue, 12/13/2016 - 18:00   In a sweeping perspective article published in Nature, Scott White and his AMS collaborators review the field of autonomous polymers and its future.
Artist's concept of the Talbot Laboratory addition

AE to honor astronaut Steve Nagel in major Talbot Lab instructional laboratory expansion

Sun, 12/11/2016 - 18:00   Aerospace Engineering will honor astronaut Steve Nagel as part of an expansion for new composites and nano-satellite laboratories.
Booker T. Washington STEM night

Outreach About Aerospace Engineering Takes Off With Support from Illini Aerospace Outreach

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 18:00   It's the job of the Illini Aerospace Outreach student group to get the word out about aerospace engineering.
Alberto Davila

Tuition assistance leads AE senior to college, role model status

Thu, 12/01/2016 - 18:00   With tuition help from the Give Something Back Foundation, AE senior Alberto Davila gains a college degree and status as a role model.
Sriramya Bhamidipati

AE graduate student wins ION GNSS+ Best Presentation Award

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 18:00   Graduate student Sriramya Bhamidipati impresses at the ION GNSS+ Conference with her project using GPS to improve the power grid.
Srikanth Raviprasad

AE graduate student gains automotive composite scholarship

Mon, 11/28/2016 - 18:00   AE graduate student Srikanth Raviprasad has won a ACCE scholarship from the Society of Plastic Engineers.
Scott White

White named SES Fellow

Sun, 11/27/2016 - 18:00   The Society of Engineering Science selects Scott White as a new Fellow.
Illinois Space Day 2016

ISS gains national recognition for technical, outreach and diversity efforts

Mon, 11/14/2016 - 18:00   The national Student for the Exploration and Development of Space has chosen the Illinois Space Society for the SEDS Chapter of the Year Award.
robotic prosthetic hand

AE student's prosthetic hand project reaches finals of Research Live! competition

Sun, 11/13/2016 - 18:00   Kyung Yun Choi will make a case for using soft material in prosthetic hands during the Graduate College's Research Live! competition.
Scott White, Nancy Sottos

IChemE awards success for BP-Illinois collaborative research

Mon, 11/07/2016 - 18:00   An Illinois research team including Scott White and Nancy Sottos has won the Oil and Gas Award at the IChemE Global Awards 2016.
Harry Hilton 90th birthday celebration

Alumni, colleagues celebrate Hilton’s 90th birthday

Tue, 10/25/2016 - 19:00   Several AE alumni and colleagues of Emeritus Prof. Harry Hilton gathered for a seminar in honor of his 90th birthday.
AE grad students AY 2016-17

AE graduate student number grows; undergrad enrollment over 500

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 19:00   More and more students are enjoying the flexibility of AE's online master's degree program.
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.
Ioannis

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.

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