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Artist's drawing of the new Talbot expansion

Construction has begun on Talbot Laboratory

Fri, 03/29/2019 - 15:00   Pardon our dust. Talbot Lab is growing.
jet landing at an airport

Study examines commercial hybrid-electric aircraft, reduced carbon emissions

Mon, 03/25/2019 - 10:00   The study compared the relative CO2 emissions produced per kilowatt-hour for each individual state across the United States.
Larry Howell

AE alumnus Larry Howell to receive College of Engineering award

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 14:45   .Howell holds 3 AE degrees: B.S. ’66, M.S. ’68, Ph.D. ’71
Polette Centellas

Centellas wins technical "elevator speech" challenge

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 08:45   Polette Centellas wins JEC World Composites Challenge
Vigor Yang

Vigor Yang speaker for first Midwest Distinguished Aerospace Lecture Series

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 15:30   Yang will lecture at four locations in the Midwest beginning Monday, April 22 at 4 p.m. at U of I.
Alma Mater wearing cap and gown

Where are they now?

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 11:00   Checking in with AE alumni Samantha McCue BS '13 and Gabe Rogers BS '96/MS '97
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Kamis and Pfister named 2019 “Brookies”

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 09:45   Two AE juniors are in the Brooke Owens Fellowship Class of 2019.
George K. Muellner

AE Alumnus George K. Muellner, 1943-2019: In Memoriam

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 13:00   AE Alumnus George K. Muellner, B.S., '67, passed away on Feb. 11. He was 75.
Artist’s illustration of a spacecraft using retropropulsion to steer. Courtesy of NASA.

Developing a flight strategy to land heavier vehicles on Mars

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 08:45   Recent study identifies control strategies to maximize mass when landing on Mars.
Katie Carroll and Sara Dopico

Two AE students named Knights of St. Patrick

Fri, 01/25/2019 - 12:45   Katherine “Katie” Carroll and Sara Legg Dopico are two of the 2019 Knights of St. Patrick.
Engineering Hall

Geubelle appointed to position in College of Engineering administration

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 14:15   Philippe Geubelle named Executive Associate Dean for the College of Engineering.

Where are they now? AE Alumni Catherine Kuersten, '09 and Grant Kramer, '16

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 15:00   AE alumni go on to diverse careers and experiences. Recently we caught up with two fairly recent alums.
gull landing on a stone wall

Understanding dynamic stall at high speeds

Tue, 12/18/2018 - 08:45   AE researchers took a deep dive into the physics of dynamic stall so that it can be used beneficially and reliably by aircraft.
GPS in a car

Research to detect GPS spoofing

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 15:45   Authenticating GPS signals to spot spoofing
illustration comparing collagen fibril to a human hair

Collagen nanofibrils in mammalian tissues get stronger with exercise

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 08:30   Researchers learn why collagen is such a resilient material.

Student CubeSail satellite launch imminent

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 09:30   CubeSail's launch window opens on Wed., Dec. 12 at 10 p.m. CST from New Zealand’s Māhia Peninsula.
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John Lambros named Willett Professor of Engineering

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 15:30   Aerospace engineering Professor John Lambros was recently named as a Donald Biggar Willett Professor of Engineering.

Space technology entrepreneurs wanted for “shark tank” event

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 10:00   Selected entrepreneurs will pitch their idea to NASA iTech.
Talbot Laboratory

Seven new faculty join Dept. of Aerospace Engineering

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 11:00   The department has hired five new tenure-track assistant professors and two new professors of practice.
Gabrielle Wroblewski and Phillip Ansell

Putting hybrid-electric aircraft performance to the test

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 09:15   Although hybrid-electric cars are commonplace, similar technology in airplanes comes with significant challenges.

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