News

Scott and Noel Brindise

AE siblings sheltering, studying in place

Wed, 04/08/2020 - 11:10   Due to COVID-19, Noel and Scott Brindise are back at home for the remainder of the spring 2020 semester.
Matthew Paliwoda in his lab

Bending microwaves and forbidding frequencies

Mon, 04/06/2020 - 10:01   Researchers simulated a metamaterial formed from plasma structures to demonstrate its potential to tune microwave frequencies.
Students and chaperones with AIAA-chartered DC-6B for flight to Apollo 13 launch in 1970

50 years later, trip to Apollo 13 launch conjures vivid memories

Mon, 04/06/2020 - 08:28   Alumni Mark Lawson and James Wronkiewicz share memories of witnessing the Apollo 13 launch .
Hamza El-Kebir

Predicting in-flight air density for more accurate landing

Wed, 04/01/2020 - 09:14   Algorithm to run in-flight, onboard spacecraft and estimate outside atmosphere
rapidvent team members

AE Prof. Greg Elliott on team that created prototype emergency ventilator

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 16:09   Illinois RapidVent was developed by a team led by MechSE's William King.
Marco Panesi

Marco Panesi named Caterpillar Faculty Scholar

Fri, 03/27/2020 - 14:39   Faculty member and Director of CHESS
Kai James

Kai James named first Scott R. White AE Faculty Fellow

Thu, 03/26/2020 - 09:09   James has been on the AE faculty since 2015.
crack

New computer program predicts crack initiation in 3D

Wed, 03/25/2020 - 11:54   Method can pinpoint the location and direction of a critical crack in a structure with a single analysis.
Talbot

Three AE advisers in 2020 top 10

Tue, 03/24/2020 - 14:39   Gerhold, Tran, and Woodard recognized for advising.
Soumendu Bagchi

Magic twist angles of graphene sheets identified

Tue, 03/10/2020 - 10:08   Researchers identified how twisted graphene sheets behave and their stability at different sizes and temperatures.
Illustration of global digital network

Funding to study digital misinformation

Mon, 03/09/2020 - 08:42   MURI project led by Cedric Langbort
Vedant

New patented invention stabilizes, rotates satellites

Tue, 02/25/2020 - 08:36   Discovery arose from a game created for STEM students to play.
Rajeev Jaiman with wife Preeti, daughter Agrima, and son Panshul

Successful career, flourishing family go hand in hand

Mon, 02/24/2020 - 08:44   Rajeev Jaiman, MS '02 and PhD '07
Alfred Inselberg

Alfred Inselberg, 1936-2019: A life full circle

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 09:42   BS 1958 in aerospace, MS 1959 and PhD 1965 in mathematics
Tia Benson Tolle

Manufacturing Aircraft with Better Ingredients, March 9

Fri, 02/14/2020 - 10:51   Tia Benson Tolle, Dir. of Materials and Fabrication for Boeing Commercial Airplanes will speak on March 9.
Palash Sashittal

Using X-rays and high-speed imaging to examine sprays

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 10:12   Joint project with Iowa State and doctoral student Palash Shashittal from Daniel Bodony's research group.
NASA material ablation test

Electric solid propellant. Can it take the heat?

Tue, 02/11/2020 - 08:33   At high temperatures, the chemistry of the solid propellant changes.
Christine Mehr

Where are they now? Christine Mehr, BS '19

Thu, 02/06/2020 - 08:58   Now a Boeing flight test engineer
Jonathan Freund

Jonathan Freund named AE Department Head

Wed, 02/05/2020 - 10:29   His appointment begins February 16, 2020.
Elena Kamis

Elena Kamis named Knight of St. Patrick

Mon, 02/03/2020 - 13:12   She was selected for her outstanding leadership, excellence in character, and exceptional contribution to the college and its students.

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