News Stories

Huck Beng Chew _ Dean's Award for Excellence in Research
Using multi-scale modeling to understand fractures and failures of small-scale material structures, Huck Beng Chew gains the Dean's...
Braven Leung: 20 outstanding students emerging as aerospace leaders
AE alum Braven Leung has named among 20 emerging aerospace leaders in the United States.
Erik Kroeker
AE alumnus Erik Kroeker credits his grandmother for fueling his dream to be a Canadian astronaut.
P. Barry Butler
Alumnus P. Barry Butler becomes president of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
airline network
New researcher Huy Tran brings resilient engineering systems expertise to AE.
Grace Gao and her research group
Named a new CAS Beckman Fellow, Assistant Prof. Grace Gao will work on optimizing GPS for unmanned aerial vehicles used in urban settings.
Science Robotics cover February 2017
Engineers create demonstration of self-contained autonomous flight by mimicking morphological properties of flexible bat wings.
Jonathan Freund
AE Prof. Jonathan Freund has been invested as a Donald Biggar Willett Professor of Engineering
John Lambros research graphic
John Lambros earns his second SEM Hetényi Award while gaining SEM's Theorcaris Award for career work in optical methods and...
Dan Bodony
To quiet jet noise, AE Associate Prof. Dan Bodony models engine airflow on XSEDE supercomputers.
Jason Patrick, Jeff Moore, Nancy Sottos, Scott White, Maxwell Robb
In a sweeping perspective article published in Nature, Scott White and his AMS collaborators review the field of autonomous polymers and...
Artist's concept of the Talbot Laboratory addition
Aerospace Engineering will honor astronaut Steve Nagel as part of an expansion for new composites and nano-satellite laboratories.
Booker T. Washington STEM night
It's the job of the Illini Aerospace Outreach student group to get the word out about aerospace engineering.
Alberto Davila
With tuition help from the Give Something Back Foundation, AE senior Alberto Davila gains a college degree and status as a role model.
Sriramya Bhamidipati
Graduate student Sriramya Bhamidipati impresses at the ION GNSS+ Conference with her project using GPS to improve the power grid.
Srikanth Raviprasad
AE graduate student Srikanth Raviprasad has won a ACCE scholarship from the Society of Plastic Engineers.
Scott White
The Society of Engineering Science selects Scott White as a new Fellow.
Illinois Space Day 2016
The national Student for the Exploration and Development of Space has chosen the Illinois Space Society for the SEDS Chapter of the Year...
robotic prosthetic hand
Kyung Yun Choi will make a case for using soft material in prosthetic hands during the Graduate College's Research Live! competition.


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