Thu, 03/01/2018 - 13:45 University of Illinois aerospace engineer Phil Ansell says “There has been a growing desire to pursue aircraft propulsion electrification, either through an all-electric system with battery or fuel-cell systems with electrically-driven motors, or through hybrid architectures where these electrical propulsion systems are coupled with more traditional combustion engines and turbines. It’ll happen. It’s just a matter of when.”
Wed, 02/28/2018 - 09:00 Teaching is hard. If you don’t believe it, just ask Tim Bretl. He has obviously learned from his early teaching experience as this spring he will receive both the College of Engineering Teaching Excellence award and the award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching at the U of I campus level.
Mon, 02/26/2018 - 12:45 In 2002, Laura Gerhold was on an educational flightpath to a career as a commercial pilot. Ultimately, she went a different direction. This spring, she will receive the University of Illinois award for Excellence in Undergraduate Advising.
Tue, 02/20/2018 - 13:00 Aerospace Engineering Professor John Lambros has been named the new Director of the Advanced Materials Testing and Evaluation Laboratory (AMTEL) at the University of Illinois.
Fri, 02/16/2018 - 12:00 Professor Daniel J. Bodony and Professor Timothy Bretl are among this year’s recipients of awards that honor outstanding faculty in the College of Engineering.
Mon, 11/20/2017 - 15:15 AE graduate student Sriramya Bhamidipati has been recognized for developing a method to locate attackers of the power grid.
Thu, 11/16/2017 - 14:15 Phil Ansell has gained a Young Investigator Award from the Army Research Office to study the transition of flows to turbulence.
Thu, 11/02/2017 - 17:45 Philippe Geubelle believes that the multidisciplinary research focus at Beckman is especially valuable because of the engagement it affords faculty and students.
Thu, 10/12/2017 - 10:30 AE undergraduate enrollment has reached 518 students, while the Department moves up a notch in rankings.
Wed, 08/23/2017 - 11:15 New Associate Prof. Joshua Rovey comes to AE at Illinois with expertise in space propulsion and plasma physics.