News Stories

Harry Hilton 90th birthday celebration
Several AE alumni and colleagues of Emeritus Prof. Harry Hilton gathered for a seminar in honor of his 90th birthday.
Illinois Space Society logo
AE 2015 grad Tucker Gritton is the keynote speaker for the 2016 Illinois Space Day.
AE grad students AY 2016-17
More and more students are enjoying the flexibility of AE's online master's degree program.
Scott White Faculty Entrepreneurial Fellow
AE Prof. Scott White shares startup experience with students while commercializing self-healing batter technology.
AE Associate Prof. Timothy Bretl in the classroom.
Tim Bretl is among the elite engineering educators chosen to participate in the NAE Frontiers of Engineering Education symposium.
AE Prof. Ioannis Chasiotis has been named a University of Illinois Faculty Scholar, an honor recognizing faculty excellence.
AIAA Space Design Competition
Continuing a tradition of success, AE teams sweep first, second, and third in the AIAA space design competition.
Shee-Mang Yen
Former students pay tribute to the late Emeritus Prof. Shee-Mang Yen.
Autonomous Materials Systems technique
The Autonomous Materials Systems Group has discovered a new method to find microscopic damage before composite materials fail.
Hyperloop team
AE students join Hyperloop Pod competition.
Matthew Schonert at 2016 Spring Convocation
Recent MS grad Matthew Schonert enjoyed the flexibility of earning an online degree.
Grace Gao and her team
Grace Gao and her students are developing ways to fly UAVS in urban areas.
Erik Johnson
Erik Johnson has received the 2016 AE Distinguished Alumni Award.
The IRIS team produced the best systems engineering paper, but the IRIS-6 encountered mechanical problems during the robotic mining...
WIA team with rocket
In the group's first tech project attempt, the Women in Aerospace took second in the Midwest high-power rocketry competition.
Daniel Bodony
Daniel Bodony is among a group of scientists in a DOD project to predict and control liquid sprays.
Larry Bergman
Larry Bergman's 37 years at Illinois have been focused on his graduate students and collaborations around the world.
AE 2016 Graduates
The number of AE students earning bachelor's degrees in AY2015-16 has been the largest in over a dozen years.
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By launching a rocket 36,000 feet, the Student Space Systems group is gaining on an ultimate goal of a "space shot."
Prof. Craig Dutton
Campus has recognized Craig Dutton's stellar efforts in mentoring junior faculty.


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