AE students fall 2017 Freshman Fest

Undergraduate enrollment grows, while AE at Illinois moves up in rankings

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 10:30   AE undergraduate enrollment has reached 518 students, while the Department moves up a notch in rankings.
ISD logo

Illinois Space Day: Reaching the Stars and the Community

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 11:00   The Illinois Space Society student organization will host Illinois Space Day for K-12 students on Saturday, October 7.
Plasma actuator

Propulsion, plasma physics experimentalist joins AE as associate professor

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 11:15   New Associate Prof. Joshua Rovey comes to AE at Illinois with expertise in space propulsion and plasma physics.
Hopkins NASA photo

Astronaut Michael Hopkins awarded AE 2017 Distinguished Alumnus Award

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 10:00   Astronaut Michael Hopkins has been awarded the 2017 AE Distinguished Alumnus Award.
John Yu

Aerospace Engineering at Illinois Alumni Profile: John Yu

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 11:15   John Yu has received the AE 2017 Outstanding Recent Alumnus Award.
John Soldner

Aerospace Engineering at Illinois Alumni Profile: John Soldner

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 11:30   John K. Soldner has recieved the AE 2017 Distinguished Alumnus Award.
Scott White coating research graphic

Skin-like healing demonstrated in new coating system technology

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 11:45   Scott White's group has pioneered research of a surface system that repeatedly regenerates, mimicking the way skin heals when damaged.
Phillip Ansell

Ansell joins $9.9 million NASA project to improve airfoil design

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 11:45   Phil Ansell joins $9.9 million NASA project to improve airfoil design
Prosthetic hand in Tim Bretl's lab

Bretl’s group develops impact resistant fingers for prosthetic hand

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 11:45   The prosthetic hand Tim Bretl and his research group have developed takes a licking and keeps on ticking!
Kai James

Kai James named AIAA 2017 Teacher of the Year

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 12:00   Assistant Prof. Kai James has been named the 2017 AIAA Teacher of the Year.
Tim Cochrane

Cochrane named 2017 Staff Person of the Year

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 14:15   Tim Cochrane, AE Associate Director of Advancement, has been named AE Staff Person of the Year for 2017.
Screen shot of the AE Alumni Design Control Challenge

AE Alumni Control Design Challenge: Do you have what it takes to take control?

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 14:30   Please enter teaser text here.
Arthur Ibers

Aerospace Engineering at Illinois Alumni Profile: Arthur Ibers

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 14:30   Alumnus Arthur Ibers has received the AE 2017 Distinguished Alumnus Award.
Reconfigurable geostationary satellite platform project

Illinois partners in “Lego-like” satellite project

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 14:45   "Legos in Space" is the concept behind a geostationary satellite platform that AE at Illinois is helping to develop.
Erik Antonsen

Aerospace Engineering at Illinois Alumni Profile: Erik Antonsen

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 14:45   Alumnus Erik Antonsen has received the AE 2017 Outstanding Recent Alumnus Award.
graduation celebration 2017

AE graduates largest BS class in recent history; new alumni reveal next steps

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 14:30   Large classes of AE bachelor's and master's degree graduates embark on their next steps.
Alma Mater

AE recognizes student excellence in annual Awards Banquet

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 19:00   Aerospace Engineering at Illinois student excellence was the focus of the 2017 Awards Banquet.
Cedric Langbort

Research aims at reducing energy use by appealing to drivers’ altruism

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 19:00   Cedric Langbort and his collaborators will try to appeal to travelers’ altruistic tendencies to convince them to reduce energy consumption in city traffic.
self-healing battery image

Self-healing tech charges up performance for silicon-containing battery anodes

Sun, 05/14/2017 - 19:00   Scott White and Nancy Sottos have led a team in making lithium-ion batteries more reliable and longer-lasting through self-healing technology.
Jonathan Freund

Freund earns campus honors for faculty mentoring

Wed, 05/10/2017 - 19:00   AE Prof. Jonathan Freund has been honored with the Campus Excellence in Faculty Mentoring Award