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.
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.