Neil Mehta

Study on surface damage to vehicles traveling at hypersonic speeds

Tue, 11/19/2019 - 08:37   Creates a “first principles” rule that can be applied to other surfaces.
Shivani Ganesh and Amy Exposito

Illinois Space Society goes on the road with science magic

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 09:52   Sharing their enthusiasm for space exploration with the next generation of aerospace engineers.
Branden Kirchner

Researchers measure wake of supersonic projectiles

Wed, 11/06/2019 - 08:12   The 3,000 snapshots imaged by four cameras aimed at the flow provide much higher spatial resolution measurements than any previous studies.
MIDAS device

Students make space a little safer, win competition

Mon, 11/04/2019 - 14:17   First place and the International Astronautical Federation Hans von Muldau Team Award
folding propeller

2016 AE grad recognized for novel propeller blades

Tue, 10/22/2019 - 16:25   Brandon Litherland received the NASA Exceptional Engineering Achievement Medal.
Caite Beck

Where are they now? Caite Beck, BS ‘16

Wed, 10/16/2019 - 11:25   Structural Design and Analysis Engineer for the Metals Structures, Seals and Joints group at Northrop Grumman.
Kevin Kim

Experiment measures velocity in 3D

Tue, 10/15/2019 - 08:40   Most previous experiments of this flow field measured velocity in only two directions.
graphic of steps into sky

New master’s program in aerospace systems engineering takes careers to a higher altitude

Fri, 10/11/2019 - 15:01   Designed to prepare students for technical innovation and leadership in a highly interdisciplinary environment
SASSI2 CubeSat

NASA funds long-standing partners in CubeSat development

Wed, 10/09/2019 - 11:01   CU Aerospace and U of I funded to build and test a six-unit CubeSat.
Team Iota aircraft design

Two senior design teams in top three

Mon, 10/07/2019 - 13:37   Two senior design teams will look back on their final project as award winning.
portrait of lambros

Lambros honored as AIAA Associate Fellow

Thu, 10/03/2019 - 14:29   Lambros will be formally inducted in a ceremony on Jan. 6, 2020 in Orlando.
airplane cockpit

NSF funded project to develop advanced autopilot

Wed, 10/02/2019 - 14:08   Inspired by the quick decision and action of Pilot Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger.
Alma wearing helmet and 75th pendant

How Alma got her space helmet

Thu, 09/26/2019 - 15:53   As the 75th anniversary year of the Department of Aerospace Engineering approached, finding a way to include Alma was discussed.
Graham V. Candler

Stability analysis of BOLT hypersonic flight experiment topic of H.S. Stillwell Memorial Lecture

Tue, 09/24/2019 - 15:03   The lecture will be held on Monday, Oct. 21, at 4:00 p.m. in the NCSA auditorium.
Associate Professor Joshua Rovey, left, talks about electric propulsion system testing with AE graduate students Nick Rasmont and Matt Klosterman

New salt-based propellant proven compatible in dual-mode rocket engines

Mon, 09/09/2019 - 08:52   Researchers demonstrated a salt-based propellant's compatibility with electrospray thrusters.
portion of the timeline

75 years in air and space

Thu, 09/05/2019 - 10:57   A timeline of AE highlights in a historical context.
GAANN fellowship graphic

GAANN Fellowships awarded to 10 AE graduate students

Wed, 09/04/2019 - 09:27   U.S. Department of Education’s Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need
soid propellants

Study tests performance of electric solid propellant

Tue, 09/03/2019 - 09:11   Electric solid propellants are being explored for use in dual-mode rocket engines.
Talbot Lab exterior

Fellowships awarded to three AE Ph.D. students

Tue, 09/03/2019 - 08:34   Matt Paliwoda, Chris Lyne, and David Fellows recently received fellowships.
Drone show cube design

Public invited to view a 100-drone aerial light show

Wed, 08/28/2019 - 13:21   View drone show Friday, Sept. 20, at approximately 9 p.m.